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Greek Side Salad Recipe

"This was my dad's favorite salad," writes Weda Mosellie of Phillipsburg, New Jersey. Fresh, crisp and flavorful, it's the perfect salad.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups torn romaine
  • 1/2 cup chopped peeled cucumber
  • 1 slice red onion, halved and separated
  • 1 small tomato, sliced
  • 1/2 cup cubed part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 6 pitted Greek olives
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 teaspoon grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a serving bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In a small bowl, whisk the oil, lemon juice, cilantro, parsley, garlic, salt and pepper. Pour over salad; toss to coat. Sprinkle with feta and Parmesan cheeses. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 271 calories, 21 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 743 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 12 g protein.