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Herbed Mediterranean Salad

Photo: Johnny Autry, Randy Mayor; Stylist: Mary Clayton Carl
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 3/4 cup)

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 4 cups salad greens
  • 1 cup fresh parsley leaves
  • 1/2 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup sliced peeled cucumber
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 2 tablespoons halved, pitted kalamata olives

Nutrition Information

  • calories 103
  • fat 8.8 g
  • satfat 1.2 g
  • sodium 146 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine olive oil, lemon juice, oregano, and crushed red pepper in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add salad greens, parsley, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, basil, and kalamata olives; toss gently.

Cook's Notes

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