Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Simple Greek Salad Recipe

Simple Greek Salad Recipe
1/2 head of lettuce, (green leaf, red leaf or 
    romaine) cut in thin strips
1/2 cucumber, chopped
1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
1 15.5 ounce can chickpeas (garbanzo beans) 
   no salt added, drained and rinsed1/2 red onion,  
   finely sliced
1/2 cup crumbled fat-free or low fat feta or 
   shredded Parmesan
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons red wine or cider vinegar
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
In a large bowl toss lettuce, cucumber, tomatoes, chickpeas, cheese and onion.
In a small bowl whisk olive oil, vinegar, garlic powder and pepper.
Pour dressing over salad mixture and toss.  If desired, garnish with hard boiled egg and Kalmata olives. 

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