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Chopped Greek Salad with Lemon Dressing


  • Author: Anne
  • Prep Time: 25
  • Total Time: 25
  • Yield: 2 to 4 1x

Description

Chopped Greek Salad with Lemon Dressing is made with bite sized pieces of fresh vegetables and feta cheese tossed in a homemade lemon dressing.


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Ingredients

  • 1 head romaine lettuce
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion (about 1 small to medium onion)
  • 1 medium cucumber or 2 small
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 3/4 cup chickpeas (canned and rinsed or dried and cooked)
  • 1/2 cup kalamata olives
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese crumbles

DRESSING

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed or minced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh oregano

Recipe Serves 2 for dinner and 4 for a side salad


Instructions

  1. Make the Salad: chop up the vegetables and olives; add them to a salad bowl along with the drained chickpeas.
    The salad ingredients in a bowl with lettuce on the side
  2. Add the Chopped Lettuce
    Lettuce in a bowl on top of the remaining salad ingredients
  3. Make the Dressing: Chop the oregano, garlic and add them to a small jar or bowl with the lemon juice and olive oil.  Cover the jar and shake it up or if you are using a bowl whisk the ingredients together.
    Dressing ingredients in a s mall jar
  4. Pour half of the dressing over the salad.
  5. Mix up the Salad and serve with remainder dressing on the side.

Notes

  • Make a Vegan Greek Chopped Salad by leaving out the feta cheese and substituting the honey with an equal amount of maple syrup.
  • The fresh garlic can be substituted with 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder.
  • Fresh oregano can be substituted with 1 to 1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano.
  • Add a 1/2 cup of sliced pepperincini peppers to spice up the salad.
  • Add 1/2 cup cooked quinoa to the salad.
  • Use half chopped spinach and half romaine lettuce or any lettuce that you like.
  • Make it a meal and add chopped cooked chicken breast or shrimp to the salad.
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: No Cook
  • Cuisine: Greek

Keywords: Chopped Greek Salad with Lemon Dressing, chopped Greek Salad, Greek Chopped Salad