Mediterranean Salad

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Mediterranean SaladRecipe

Photo: Kate Sears; Styling: Gerri Williams for James Reps

Serves: 8

Cost per Serving:

$3.37

Ingredients

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1 1/2 teaspoons whole fennel seeds
1 15.5-oz. can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
2/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
Salt and pepper
Zest of 1 lemon
6 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano, or 1 1/4 tsp. dried
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint leaves, or 1 1/4 tsp. dried
4 cups chopped romaine lettuce
2 cucumbers, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 14-oz. can hearts of palm, drained, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 12-oz. can artichoke hearts, drained and quartered
6 ounces feta, broken into chunks
2/3 cup pitted kalamata olives
1 12-oz. jar roasted red peppers, drained, cut into strips
1 small bulb fennel, quartered, cored, sliced very thin

Preparation

Prep: 25 Minutes
Cook: 5 Minutes

1. Place fennel seeds in a medium skillet over medium heat and cook, tossing, until fragrant, 2 to 3 minutes. Add chickpeas and 1 Tbsp. oil. Season with salt; sauté until warmed through, about 2 minutes. Transfer to a bowl to cool. In a separate large bowl, whisk remaining oil with lemon zest and lemon juice, oregano and mint. Season with salt and pepper.

2. Toss lettuce in a third bowl with 2 Tbsp. dressing. Arrange lettuce on a large platter. In the same bowl, toss chickpea mixture with 2 Tbsp. dressing. On top of lettuce, arrange each of remaining ingredients in rows. Serve with remaining dressing on the side.

Created date

November 2014

Nutritional Information

Calories 319
Fat 25 g
Satfat 6 g
Protein 8 g
Carbohydrate 18 g
Fiber 7 g
Cholesterol 19 mg
Sodium 799 mg