EASY Mediterranean Tuscan Salad

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 10 min 4
EASY Mediterranean Tuscan Salad
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Ingredients


227 gm Feta cheese (dressing - cubed)
1/2 cup Lemon juice (dressing)
2 of 2 lemons Lemon peel (zest) (dressing)
3 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil (dressing)
1 tsp Herbes de provence (dressing)
1 tsp Hot pepper (chili) flakes (dressing - to taste)
1 clove(s) Garlic (dressing - minced)
1 sprig Rosemary, fresh (dressing)
6 olive(s) Kalamata olives (salad - pitted and chopped)
2 medium pita Pita bread, whole-wheat (salad - halved and cut in strips)
2 cucumber(s) Cucumber (salad - sliced)
6 small Tomato (salad - vine ripe, quartered)
1 small pepper(s) Yellow bell pepper (salad - diced)
1 small pepper(s) Red bell pepper (salad - diced)
1/2 small Red onion (salad - thinly sliced)
1/4 cup Parsley, fresh (salad - small handful, torn)
1 pinch Salt (salad - to taste)
1 tsp Crushed red pepper (salad - optional, to taste)

Instructions


1. In a small container combine all dressing ingredients, gently tossing feta cheese. Set aside to allow flavors to meld.

2. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Gently toss pita bread with olive oil and salt. Spread on sheet pan and toast in the oven for 8 - 10 minutes or until lightly toasted. Set aside to cool.

3. Combine vegetables in a large bowl. Strain feta cheese, reserving dressing. Add feta, olives and pita strips to vegetables, dress with desired amount of dressing.

4. Season with salt and toss until well combined. Sprinkle with crushed red pepper and serve.

ENJOY!

Notes:

For Grain Free - omit pita bread


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 422
Calories from fat 226
Calories from saturated fat 93
Total Fat 25.1 g
Saturated Fat 10.3 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 10.9 g
Cholesterol 50 mg
Sodium 913 mg
Potassium 808 mg
Total Carbohydrate 41 g
Dietary Fiber 10.6 g
Sugars 12.6 g
Protein 13.9 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 0.7
Grain 0.6
Milk Alternative 1.1
Vegetables 4.6

Energy sources


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