Greek Salad With Mackerel

It's the traditional Greek salad you know and love—with a protein-packed twist.

Recipe: How to Make a Greek Salad with Mackerel
Courtesy King Oscar

Get your Mediterranean fix with this tasty, easy-to-make Greek salad. Throw some gourmet quality mackerel from King Oscar on top for a protein punch, and use the reserved oil to add just the right amount of saltiness to the dressing.

Recipe and photo courtesy of King Oscar.

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Prep time

10 min.

  • For the salad:
  • 1 can King Oscar Mackerel Mediterranean Style, drained, oil reserved, broken into large chunks
  • 1 head romaine hearts
  • 1/2 medium red onion, finely sliced
  • 1 small cucumber
  • 1 medium tomato, or 6 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 small bell pepper, any color, thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup kalamata or mixed Greek olives
  • 3/4 cup feta cheese
  • 2-3 pepperoncini, optional
  • For the dressing:
  • 5 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • Oil reserved from mackerel can
  • 1-1/2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tsp dried herbs, such as oregano or thyme (double amount if fresh)

Toss together salad ingredients.

Whisk dressing ingredients until combined, then drizzle over salad.