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Mediterranean Sunset Salad

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Mediterranean Sunset Salad

Mediterranean Sunset Salad

Jessica Braider
This Mediterranean Sunset Salad looks as good as it tastes! A wonderful combination of lettuce, tuna (or hard boiled eggs or chickpeas if you want to make it vegetarian!), artichokes, red peppers, olives, feta, and almonds it has got a little something for everyone.
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 1 head romaine lettuce chopped
  • 15 oz. artichokes in water drained and halved
  • 6 oz. chunk light tuna in water drained, or use hard boiled eggs, chickpeas, cooked chicken, or shrimp
  • ½ cup roasted red peppers drained and chopped, sold in jars
  • ¼ cup pitted kalamata olives
  • 4 oz. crumbled feta cheese
  • ½ cup sliced almonds
  • 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • ½ tsp. dried oregano or 1 ½ tsp. fresh
  • 1/8 tsp. black pepper

Instructions
 

  • Scatter the lettuce in the center of a large shallow bowl or round platter. Put the artichokes, tuna, red peppers, olives, and cheese in mounds around the lettuce (or in strips over the lettuce on a long platter). Sprinkle the almonds on top of the lettuce.
  • To make the dressing, whisk together the oil, vinegar, oregano, and pepper. When you are ready to serve it, drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss it gently.

Notes

Video: Check out Jessica making it on Facebook Live
Nutritional Information per serving (% based upon daily values): Calories 319, Total Fat 20g, 31%, Saturated Fat 4.5g, 22.5%, Cholesterol 38mg, 12.5%, Sodium 905mg, 38%, Total Carbohydrate 18g, 6.5% Dietary Fiber 6.5g, 27% Sugar 5.5g, Protein 21g
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Keyword 30 Minutes (or less) Meals, Dinner, Fall, Gluten-Free, Kid-Friendly, Kosher, Main Dish, No-Cook, Picnic, Salads, Spring, Summer, Vegetarian
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[…] Mediterranean Sunset Salad: This salad is a lovely, robust dish that is perfect for dinner, and for practicing knife skills. If your child isn’t ready for a sharp knife, all of the ingredients can also be chopped with a butter knife or by hand (tearing the lettuce instead of chopping it). […]