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Greek Spinach Salad

Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)
Try a flavored feta cheese, such as tomato-basil or black peppercorn, for variety.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 or 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained
  • 1 1/2 cups sliced cucumber (about 1 medium)
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped plum tomato (about 5)
  • 5 cups loosely packed torn spinach
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • Freshly ground black pepper (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 126
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 4.2 g
  • satfat 1.3 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 6.3 g
  • carbohydrate 17.2 g
  • fiber 3.4 g
  • cholesterol 5 mg
  • iron 2.3 mg
  • sodium 186 mg
  • calcium 86 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients, stirring well with a whisk. Combine chickpeas, cucumber, and tomato in a large bowl; add vinegar mixture, tossing well.

  2. Add spinach and feta cheese; toss salad gently. Sprinkle salad with pepper, if desired.

  3. carbo rating: 14

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