Healthy Mediterranean Salad Recipe

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Oliver Christiansen Modified: March 29, 2022
Healthy Mediterranean Salad Recipe

How To Make Healthy Mediterranean Salad

A simple scrumptious bowl of delectable goodness drizzled with honey yogurt vinaigrette, you can assemble this Mediterranean salad without a hitch.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 40 minutes
Total: 50 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1chicken breast
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 1tbsplemon juice
  • 2clovesgarlic,minced
  • 1tbspdill,fresh
  • salt,to taste
  • pepper,to taste

For Dressing:

  • cupGreek yogurt
  • 2tbspolive oil
  • 1tbspred wine vinegar
  • 1tbsplemon juice
  • 2tbspwater
  • 1clovegarlic,minced
  • 1tbspdill,fresh
  • salt,to taste
  • pepper,to taste

For Toppings:

  • 1romaine lettuce,head
  • ½cupcucumber,sliced and halved
  • ½cupolive,halved
  • ½cupred onion,thinly sliced
  • ½cupcherry tomato,halved
  • ½cupfeta cheese,crumbled

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Place chicken breast on a baking sheet lined with aluminum foil or parchment paper.

  3. Top with olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, dill, and salt and pepper to season.

  4. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F and the juices run clear.

  5. Add all dressing ingredients in a small bowl or cup and whisk until with a fork until combined.

  6. Slice thinly or cube chicken, cutting to your preference for topping the salad.

  7. Assemble your salad, starting with a base of romaine lettuce.

  8. Then top with chicken, cucumber, olives, red onion, tomatoes, feta, and the dressing.

  9. Toss to evenly incorporate ingredients

Nutrition

  • Calories: 589.85kcal
  • Fat: 43.34g
  • Saturated Fat: 12.94g
  • Trans Fat: 0.09g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 22.55g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.71g
  • Carbohydrates: 23.11g
  • Fiber: 7.07g
  • Sugar: 8.71g
  • Protein: 31.47g
  • Cholesterol: 95.44mg
  • Sodium: 1257.88mg
  • Calcium: 405.49mg
  • Potassium: 986.60mg
  • Iron: 5.86mg
  • Vitamin A: 786.44µg
  • Vitamin C: 25.14mg
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