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Hearty Homemade Greek Salad

Hearty Homemade Greek Salad

Here is a simple greek salad recipe: Hearty Homemade Greek Salad, with a homemade dressing. I added chickpeas on top for added carbohydrate, protein, fibre and healthy fats. Adding a carbohydrate (or two) to your salad could make it into an entrée to fuel you during your busy day.

Hearty Homemade Greek Salad Recipe:

Serves: 2
Prep time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

4 cups lettuce (romaine or green leaf)
1 medium tomato, chopped
½ cucumber, chopped
½ red pepper, sliced
1 cup chickpeas, drained and rinsed from can
½ cup black olives, drained and rinsed
½ cup feta cheese, crumbled

¼ tsp Dijon mustard
2 Tbsp sunflower seeds, unsalted

¼ tsp dried oregano
1 Tbsp olive oil
1½ tsp red wine vinegar
¼ tsp dried basil
Ground pepper to taste

Instructions:

1. Clean lettuce and cut vegetables (tomato, cucumber, red pepper). Combine vegetables in a large salad bowl with black olives, feta cheese, sunflower seeds and chickpeas.
2. Mix olive oil, red wine vinegar, spices and mustard and whisk together.
3. Drizzle salad dressing on top of the greek salad.