Chop Chop Salad

 
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I know, I know - you're thinking, "Chef Maeve, what's with the salad? Where's the sweet and savory?" Well, as with all things in life you have to maintain balance. This salad is a great way to get in a healthy meal with lots of flavor, can be made in minutes, and will leave you with room for that something sweet or savory later in the day.

Ingredients: (Serving Size: 1)

  • 2 English Cucumbers, chopped in small pieces
  • 2 Green Onions, Chopped
  • 2 cups Grape Tomatoes, sliced in to halves
  • 1/4 cup Chopped Red Onion
  • 1/4 cup Chopped Kalamata Olives
  • 1/2 cup Non-Fat Feta Cheese Crumbles
  • 1/4 cup Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Coarse Black Pepper
  • Pinch Dried Mint
  • Pinch Dried Oregano

Now Let’s Get Started:

Step #1: Put all chopped items in a bowl
Step #2: Combine lemon juice, olive oil, salt, pepper, dried mint & dried oregano
Step #3: Pour lemon juice olive oil mixture over chopped items
Step #4: Add cheese crumbles Step #4: Mix together and enjoy!

Want to add a little extra something-something? Enjoy with toast points - spread a little olive oil on your favorite toast and add fresh basil.

Be Sweet. Be Tempted. ~Chef Maeve

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