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Bowl of Oil Free Greek Salsa

Oil Free Greek Salsa

  • Author: Monkey and Me Kitchen Adventures
  • Prep Time: 25 Minutes
  • Total Time: 25 Minutes
  • Yield: 4 Cups 1x
  • Category: Salad, Side, Appetizer
  • Cuisine: Greek Inspired
  • Diet: Vegan


Full of delicious zesty and sweet flavors, this refreshing Oil Free Greek Salsa is brimming with summer veggies ready for pita chip dipping.



Base Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ cups small diced Persian cucumbers, unpeeled
  • ½ cup small diced green bell peppers
  • ½ cup finely diced red onions
  • 1 ½ cups small-diced cherry (or grape) tomatoes

Dressing Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup + 1 Tablespoon red wine vinegar (+/-)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice (+/-)
  • 1 Tablespoon water
  • 1 Tablespoon pure maple syrup (+/-)
  • 1 Tablespoon tahini (+/-)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoons dried oregano (+/-)
  • ¼ to 1 teaspoon sea salt (+/-) *
  • Pinch black pepper (+/-) 

Optional Ingredients:

  • Sliced, pitted kalamata olives
  • Vegan feta cheese

Serving Ideas:

  • Baked pita chips
  • Pita bread triangles
  • In a wrap/pita sandwich
  • Side salad


  1. Place all the Base Ingredients into a large bowl, mix well to evenly distribute the ingredients, set aside.
  2. Place all the Dressing Ingredients into a small bowl, whisk well until smooth and emulsified.
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad ingredients, mix well, allow to sit for 3 to 4 minutes to marinate, then serve with baked pita chips (or see our other serving ideas.)


*Please reference the blog post for Tips for Success, Pantry Items Used, Storage and Freezing, and Kitchen Products Used.

*Sea Salt:  Please adjust the sea salt based upon your family’s sea salt preferences and/or based upon dietary needs.

*Servings:  4 to 5  Makes approximately 3 ½ to 4 cups