nutritional information

Per 1 1/2-cup serving:

  • Calories: 162
  • Protein: 5 g
  • Total Fat: 13 g
  • Saturated Fat: 3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 8 g
  • Cholesterol: 5 mg
  • Sodium: 243 mg
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Sugar: 4 g
Gluten-Free

Classic Greek Salad

Serves 4

Soaking onion slices in a red wine vinaigrette tames their bite while flavoring the vinaigrette with onion.
  • 1 medium red or sweet onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 3 Tbs. olive oil
  • 2 Tbs. red wine vinegar
  • ½ tsp. sugar
  • ¼ tsp. dried oregano
  • 2 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 2 medium cucumbers, peeled, quartered, and cut into ½-inch-thick slices (2 cups)
  • 2 tomatoes, cut into wedges (2 cups)
  • ½ cup crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese
  • ¼ cup kalamata olives, optional

1. Place onion, oil, vinegar, sugar, and oregano in 1-qt. resealable plastic bag. Seal, and shake to coat onion with liquid. Refrigerate 4 hours, or overnight.

2. Toss together lettuce, cucumbers, tomatoes, feta, and olives (if using) in bowl. Add onions and vinaigrette, and season with salt and pepper, if desired.

April/May 2011 p.76

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comments

One of my favorite salads and an easy one to share with the meat eaters in my life.

Sheila - 2013-10-14 16:07:02