Easy Summer Feta Salad

Easy Summer Feta Salad

Recipe: Quick and Easy Artichoke Feta Salad with Creamy Green Goddess Dressing (Vegetarian)

Summary: This is a super easy artichoke feta salad and filling enough for a main course with some crusty bread and butter or as a side dish as shown above. Green Goddess Dressing is traditionally made with anchovies…gross! And some insist it isn’t a Green Goddess without avocados, but I prefer mayo. This dressing is just fine without that nastiness in it! 🙂 If you feel like it needs a little oil, go ahead and add 1 tsp of olive oil, but I find the consistency is perfect without it.


  • 4-5 cups mixed organic salad greens (prewashed and ready-to-eat is fine and a real time saver)
  • 1/4 cup olives, halved (black is our preference but any olives will do)
  • 1/4 cup marinated artichoke hearts, chopped
  • 1 cup ziti noodles, cooked and cooled (a great way to use up leftovers)
  • 1/8 cup roasted red peppers in oil, chopped (I leave mine whole because the hubby doesn’t like them)
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • Croutons (seasoned or plain)
  • Green Goddess Dressing (vegetarian version)
  • 1 medium garlic clove, peeled
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed fresh Italian parsley leaves
  • 1/4 cup loosely packed fresh tarragon leaves
  • 2 Tbl fresh chives, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbl lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper



  1. Wash and chop greens if necessary. Add all other ingredients and toss.


  1. Place all of the ingredients in a food processor or blender.
  2. Blend until smooth, Scrap down the sides as necessary with a spatula to be sure all the herbs are finely chopped.
  3. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours for the flavors to develop and then store in the fridge up to 1 week in a sealed container.

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time: 0

Number of servings (yield): 4

My rating 5 stars:  ★★★★★ 1 review(s)

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