The traditional Greek salad, doesn’t have one main ingredient we see outside of Greece–lettuce! The Horiatiki Salad (Villagers Salad) is the original Greek salad most people know about outside of Greece. However, one major difference between the two, is that the traditional Greek salad doesn’t have lettuce. Also worth noting, the feta that is in the salad is not crumbled like we would normally see, rather, a full sliced is merely placed on top and covered with olive oil and oregano. Give it a try. It’s very easy to make! καλή όρεξη (kali orexi – enjoy your meal!) * You can combine everything except feta and olive oil and place feta on top and drizzle oil over.
**Some areas also mix in small fish (e.g. anchovies). If you do this, since the fish is salty, I wouldn't add salt.
* You can combine everything except feta and olive oil and place feta on top and drizzle oil over.