Mediterranean Chopped Salad

A healthy, simple and “DELICIOUS” Mediterranean Chopped Salad!  You will love the dressing and all the amazing flavors packed into this recipe.  It’s a perfect lunch, dip or side for your next summer barbecue!

Mediterranean Chopped Salad Mediterranean dishes are known to be healthy…. after all — they are part of the much talked about Blue Zone. This Mediterranean Chopped Salad is loaded with fresh veggies and includes Feta cheese and a delicious dressing.  This awesome combination is not only simple but very tasty—-everyone will love it!! It’s bursting with flavor and it’s really easy to make (that’s the perfect dish!).  This salad is the perfect summer dish!  Don’t let another day go by without trying it! Mediterranean Chopped Salad

Mediterranean Chopped Salad

A healthy, simple and “DELICIOUS” Mediterranean Chopped Salad!  You will love the dressing and all the amazing flavors packed into this recipe.  It’s a perfect lunch, dip or side for your next summer barbecue!

Ingredients:

  • 3 Cucumbers (peeled, deseeded and chopped)
  • 1/2 Red Onion (chopped)
  • 2 Cups Cherry Tomatoes (cut in 1/2)
  • 8 Peppadew peppers, (Chopped)
  • 1 (15 ounce) Can drained Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans) – Do NOT chop these
  • 1 Yellow Pepper (Chopped)

For the dressing:

  • 2 Tablespoon of Greek Seasoning (You can use Oregano if you can’t find it but it should be very easy to find and you would use it for lots of things!)
  • 1 Tablespoon Fresh chopped Basil
  • 1 Lemon (Zest 2 teaspoons of lemon and then squeeze the juice from 1 lemon)
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 teaspoons of honey
  • 5 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 5 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons of Parmesan Cheese
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Combine all salad ingredients except dressing.
  2. In a separate bowl combine all dressing ingredients. Pour dressing over vegetables and refrigerate and marinate for 2-4 hours before serving.