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Mediterranean Salad with Homemade Greek Vinaigrette

  • Author: Krista
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Salad, Vegetarian, Side Dishes, Gluten Recipes
  • Method: Skillet, Bowl
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Description

A healthy Mediterranean style Salad filled with kalamata olives, artichoke hearts, cucumber and feta then topped with a homemade Greek Vinaigrette.


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Ingredients

  • 6 oz. of fresh baby spinach
  • 1 red pepper, roasted & julienned
  • 1/2 cup of quartered artichokes {I used caned artichokes}
  • 1/2 cup of kalamata olives, pitted
  • 1/4 cup of crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 small roma tomato, diced
  • 1/2 cup of sliced cucumber

Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup of red onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon of olive oil
  • juice from 1 lemon
  • 1/4 cup of red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon of dry oregano
  • 1/3 cup of olive oil
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons of crumbled feta cheese

Instructions

  1. Heat a small skillet to medium high heat. Add 1 teaspoon of olive oil and chopped red onion.
  2. Saute until translucent. {about 4-5 minutes}
  3. In a small bowl add lemon juice, red wine vinegar, dry oregano, crumbled feta cheese, salt, pepper, sauted onions, and olive oil.
  4. Whisk until all combined and you can no longer see the oil vinegar separation. Set aside.
  5. In a large bowl add baby spinach, oasted red pepper that has been julienned, quartered artichokes, kalamata olives, chopped roma tomato, sliced cucumber, and crumbled feta cheese.
  6. Serve!


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 salad + dressing
  • Calories: 346
  • Sugar: 3 g
  • Sodium: 934 mg
  • Fat: 30 g
  • Saturated Fat: 6 g
  • Carbohydrates: 12 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Protein: 6 g
  • Cholesterol: 11 mg

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