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Feta Romaine Salad Recipe

Feta Romaine Salad Recipe

My friend Cathy, who is of Greek heritage, prepared this simple salad for me. She served it with lamb chops and pitas—what a classic Mediterranean meal! —Michael Volpatt, San Francisco, CA
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch romaine, chopped
  • 3 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 cup chopped seeded cucumber
  • 1/2 cup Greek olives, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. In a small bowl, whisk the remaining ingredients. Drizzle over salad; toss to coat. Serve immediately. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1.333 cups equals 139 calories, 11 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 375 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fat, 1 vegetable.