Healthy Recipes

Chopped Greek Salad
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Servings: 2
Ingredients and Preparation
Ingredients Measures
Romaine lettuce, chopped 3 cups
Large tomato, seeded and diced 1
English cucumber, diced ½
Pitted black olives, coarsely chopped ¼ cup
Firm feta cheese, diced 4 ounces
Croutons ¼ cup
Greek salad dressing ¼ cup

  1. Arrange the lettuce on or two plates. Divide and arrange the tomato, cucumber, olives, feta cheese, and croutons in piles on top of the lettuce.
  2. Drizzle dressing over the salad and serve.

3.5 fats; 3 vegetables; 1 medium fat meat substitute

Side Suggestions: Warm Whole-wheat Pita Bread

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size ½ of recipe
Calories 320
Total Fat 25.5 g
Saturated Fat 7 g
Sodium 625 mg
Total Carbohydrate 16 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Protein 7 g
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