This creamy Greek Potato Salad is full of crunchy cucumbers, salty kalmata olives, red onion, and loads of feta cheese in a creamy greek yogurt dill sauce. 

This creamy Greek Potato Salad is filled with tender potatoes, crunchy cucumbers, kalmata olives, feta cheese and red onion in a creamy dill sauce that's to die for! The perfect summer potato salad!

pinterestWith summer temperatures rising, this cool and refreshing Greek twist on a classic potato salad is just what your next bbq or potluck needs! You’re going to love the flavors of that are jam packed into this super simple 30 minute side dish!

Tips for making Greek Potato Salad:

  • I like to buy the baby gold potatoes for this salad because they’re quick to boil, and are more creamy on the inside than your classic baking potato.
  • Make sure you dunk your hot potatoes into a bath of cold water to stop them from cooking any further.
  • Once your potatoes are cooled, quarter them and toss together this super easy potato salad!

Forget the classic potato salad recipe, this Greek Potato Salad is where it's at! Loads of fresh flavor packed into each bite!

We love the bright fresh flavors of Greek food, so I knew that’s where I wanted it to start. I made a creamy tzatziki-inspired sauce, which is basically dill infused greek yogurt that’s brightened up with a little lemon juice. Then I loaded the salad with diced red onion, sliced kalmata olives, sliced cucumbers to add a little extra crunch to contrast the tender potatoes.

I also piled it hight with feta cheese, cause I seriously love that stuff.

The dressing to this creamy Greek Pasta Salad is made with a mixture of greek yogurt, mayo and loads of fresh dill and lemon for extra bright flavors.

I would recommend using fresh dill in the dressing because it brings out the flavor so much more than the dried dill. But if that’s all you have on hand, then the dried dill will also work just fine.

Pour the creamy dill potato salad sauce over the filling and toss to combine.

If you’re looking for a tasty twist to your Classic Potato Salad, then give this great side dish a try!

I brought this to a family bbq and it was seriously the first thing to go and EVERYONE was raving about it!

This Creamy Greek Potato Salad is a deliciously bright and fresh twist to a classic potato salad recipe!

If you’re looking for something delicious to pair with this Greek Potato Salad, try this Last Minute Grilled Chicken! It makes for the perfect summer meal!

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This Creamy Greek Potato Salad is a deliciously bright and fresh twist to a classic potato salad recipe!
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Greek Potato Salad

Greek Potato Salad is full of plump potatoes, cucumber, kalmata olives, red onion, and loads of feta cheese in creamy lemon dill sauce!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Greek
Servings: 6
Calories: 218 kcal
Author: Shawn


  • 2 lbs. yellow potatoes
  • 1 cup English cucumber, sliced into discs and halved
  • 1/4 cup red onion, finely diced
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup kalmata olives, sliced
  • 3/4 cup greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp mayo
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice, more if desired
  • 1 tsp snipped dill, or 1/2 tsp dried
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley


  • Boil the potatoes in salted water for about 10 to 15 minutes or until easily pierced with a fork. Drain, then set strainer in a clean sink filled with ice cold water to cool the potatoes and stop them from cooking any further. Once cooled, drain and quarter potatoes and then add to a large bowl.
  • Add the cucumbers, onion, kalmata olives and feta to the bowl with the potatoes.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl whisk together the greek yogurt, mayo, lemon juice, dill, garlic powder and salt and pepper to taste. Add the creamy sauce to the bowl with the potato mixture and gently toss to coat. Top with freshly chopped parsley and keep covered and chilled until ready to serve. Enjoy!
This potato salad can be made up to a day or two in advance. Just toss and make sure to stir the salad again before serving.


Calories: 218kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 363mg | Potassium: 722mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 222IU | Vitamin C: 33mg | Calcium: 118mg | Iron: 1mg
Keywords: Greek, olives, potato salad, Side Dish
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WOW!! This Greek Potato Salad is way better than your classic potato salad recipe! It's filled with bright fresh flavors that my whole family LOVED!

About the author

Shawn is the Owner and Creator of I Wash You Dry. She loves to create and share simple, family-friendly recipes. Mom to 5 adorable children and dwells in the desert of Southern Utah.
10 Responses
  1. CTY

    This is just in time for the plethora of cucumbers from the garden; I’m thinking replacing 1/2 the potatoes with cucumber chunks. We love tzatziki– never thought about using it for potato salad.

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Hi, I’m Shawn and I’m a busy mom of five; pretending to live on a budget. I love to cook, and explore new recipes, but they have to be quick and easy with as few dishes as possible.

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