Mediterranean Vegetarian Salad
Mediterranean Vegetarian Salad: Sometimes you are in need of a quick culinary creation that uses common vegetables and pantry staples. This recipe is one that can be made in a hurry and served to those on gluten free and/or vegetarian diet. I brought this dish to a housewarming party and it was a big hit! So enjoy 🙂
Mediterranean Vegetarian Salad Recipe:
Prep time: 15 minutes
½ can chickpeas (540mL), rinsed and drained
1 can lentils (540mL), rinsed and drained
2 stalks celery, chopped
1 Tbsp celery leaves, chopped
¾ cup cucumber, chopped
1 red pepper, chopped
¾ cup black olives, drained and rinsed
½ cup feta cheese, crumbled or diced
1/3 cup olive oil
½ tsp dried oregano
2 Tbsp red wine vinegar (adjust to taste)
salt and pepper to taste
1. Whisk olive oil, red wine vinegar and oregano in a small dish .
2. In a large bowl, combine all remaining ingredients. Mix well.
3. Refrigerate before serving.
Note: Fresh parsley would be a nice addition to this recipe as well.