If you’re dreaming about Greek food, you may be thinking of stuffed calamari, tzatziki, or other “staples”, but what about a Greek Potato Salad recipe?

While you may be thinking of rich, creamy, mayonnaise-heavy potato salads, this Greek-style salad isn’t quite that.

Instead, it’s a lighter, healthier version. Think of it as a Greek salad with potatoes and then some added mushrooms for extra flavour.

It’s the perfect summer salad for days outdoors or a good accompaniment to heavier meals any time of year.

This recipe serves 4.


  • 400g baby potatoes, sliced in half
  • 1 tsp dried oregano for potatoes
  • 250g white button mushrooms, sliced in half
  • ½ red onion, thinly sliced
  • 200g cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
  • ½ large cucumber, deseeded and roughly chopped
  • 100g feta cheese, roughly broken into chunks
  • 100g black olives, preferably Kalamata olives
  • A small handful of fresh oregano leaves
  • 1 tsp dried oregano to season
  • Olive oil for cooking and dressing
  • Juice of 1 lemon for dressing
  • Salt and pepper, to taste



  1. Gently boil the potatoes in salted water until tender.
  2. Drain and leave to steam dry and cool.
  3. When cool, place in a bowl and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Drizzle with olive oil, lemon juice, and dried oregano. Toss to coat well.


  1. Heat a large frying pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add a drizzle of olive oil.
  3. Cook the white button mushrooms until lightly golden brown. Season well.


  1. Put the onion, tomatoes and cucumber in a bowl and season to taste.
  2. Add the mushrooms and potatoes and mix.
  3. Scatter the top of the salad with feta, olives, and oregano leaves.
  4. Sprinkle over the dried oregano and drizzle everything with a little olive oil and lemon juice and serve.

And there you go, a delicious Greek salad with potatoes and cooked mushrooms.

Greek salad with potatoes and mushrooms

Greek Potato Salad Recipe With Mushrooms Notes

This Greek Potato Salad recipe is courtesy of the South African Mushroom Farmers’ Association (SAMFA), a group of farmers who grow and love mushrooms.

They share their passion by promoting all varieties of mushrooms, creating unique recipes that showcase the many flavour profiles of mushrooms, and engaging in charity campaigns that make the world a better place.

Why mushrooms?

These powerful little foods are packed with nutrients and fibres, have very few calories, and are an excellent source of plant protein. If spiced right, they even make a great meat replacement!

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