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Mediterranean Chopped Salad

(Last Updated On: February 25, 2021)

This Mediterranean Chopped Salad is one of our go-to salads for summer. Filled with fresh ingredients like romaine lettuce, tomatoes, bell peppers, cucumber and onions, you’re sure to get your fill of fresh produce! Serve with toasted pita or add grilled chicken for a heartier salad.

Nutrition Tip: All greens are good for kids but romaine has four times more vitamin C than iceberg lettuce. It also contains antioxidants that help guard the eyes against diseases.

Mediterranean Chopped Salad

Mediterranean Chopped Salad

This Mediterranean Chopped Salad is one of our go-to salads for summer. Filled with fresh ingredients like romaine lettuce, tomatoes, bell peppers, cucumber and onions, you’re sure to get your fill of fresh produce! Serve with toasted pita or add grilled chicken for a heartier salad.

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 romaine lettuce hearts, chopped
  • 1 (15 oz.) can low-sodium chickpeas, drained, rinsed
  • 1 large beefsteak tomato, chopped
  • 1 seedless cucumber, diced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 small red onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 4 tablespoons balsamic vinaigrette

Instructions

  1. Combine lettuce, chickpeas, tomato, cucumber, pepper, onion, cheese and dressing in large bowl. Toss to coat with dressing.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 188Total Fat: 6gCholesterol: 11mgSodium: 434mgCarbohydrates: 27gFiber: 9gSugar: 8gProtein: 9g

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Amanda Keefer

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Amanda Keefer

Amanda’s marketing, public relations and community outreach experience spans 20 years. She is the mom of two girls and two boxer dogs. You can hear her as the host of the Healthy Family Project podcast, find her cooking alongside her girls in videos on the Produce for Kids Instagram feed or spot her out volunteering with her family. When not in the office, Amanda can be found with her family on the tennis courts or at the dance studio.

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