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Zesty Greek Salad Recipe

Zesty Greek Salad Recipe

“Feta cheese and olives give this salad such great flavor, you’d never guess it’s as light as it is,” declares Angela Leinenbach of Mechanicsville, Virginia. “It’s a nice change of pace and goes with all kinds of main dishes.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups torn red leaf lettuce
  • 1 small tomato, cut into wedges
  • 4 cucumber slices, halved
  • 2 radishes, sliced
  • 1 red onion slice, quartered
  • 2 tablespoons sliced ripe olives
  • 1 tablespoon crumbled feta cheese
  • DRESSING:
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons water
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the lettuce, tomato, cucumber, radishes, onion, olives and feta cheese. In a small bowl, whisk the dressing ingredients. Drizzle over salad and toss to coat. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/3 cups equals 89 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 265 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.