Chopped Greek Salad

Add Greek style to a tossed veggie salad by tossing in olives, feta cheese, mint and a tangy olive oil vinaigrette.

Yield: Makes 4 servings (serving size: 3 1/2 cups salad, 1/2 pita, and 1 1/4 tablespoons dressing)
Total:
Recipe from Health

Recipe Time

Prep Time:
Total: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 278
  • Fat: 14g
  • Saturated fat: 3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 8g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2g
  • Protein: 9g
  • Carbohydrate: 32g
  • Fiber: 7g
  • Cholesterol: 11mg
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Sodium: 537mg
  • Calcium: 163mg

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 heads hearts of Romaine, chopped (about 12 cups)
  • 1 cup canned chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained
  • 1 small yellow bell pepper, diced (about 1 cup)
  • 1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/2 small red onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup pitted kalamata olives
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 2 whole-wheat pitas, toasted and halved

Preparation

  1. 1. Whisk together the first 5 ingredients (through black pepper) in a bowl. Slowly whisk in olive oil until well-combined.
  2. 2. Place romaine in large serving bowl. Arrange chickpeas and next 6 ingredients (through feta) on top in sections. Sprinkle mint leaves over the salad. Drizzle the dressing over the salad just before serving, and toss. Serve with toasted pita halves.
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