Saturday, January 2, 2010

Chilled Mediterranean Salad

Chitra Pal Chilled Mediterranean Salad


  1. 1 small bag green romaine lettuce hearts or one fresh romaine
  2. 1 English cucumber, sliced thinly with grater
  3. 1 cup chopped kalamata/black or green olives
  4. 1/2 medium red onion, diced vertically
  5. 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  6. 3 firm tomatoes sliced in bite size
  7. 1 cup baby artichokes in can
  8. 1 tablespoon capers
  9. 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  10. 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  11. 1/2 cup red wine vinaigrette
  12. 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  13. 3/4 teaspoon salt
  14. 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  15. 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves
  16. 1 tablespoon Herbes de Provence or Greek seasoning
  17. 1 pita bread cut them diagonally.


1. Take a small bowl and a whisk for mixing dressing for salad.

2. Add Olive oil and salt and pepper.

3. Mix together and add vinegar and lemon juice slowly keeps on stirring while adding, so that it mixes well.

4. In a large bowl for tossing salad add all the salad ingredients.

5. Chop the romaine, and add to salad bowl.

6. Toss in the cucumber, olives, tomatoes, artichokes and red onion and set aside.

7. Now Add Feta cheese, capers and greek seasoning or herbes de provence and toss well.

8. Pour dressing we prepared earlier over salad and toss well to combine.


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