Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Recipe for Mediterranean Crunch Salad

Serves 10

Ingredients For Salad:
2 (15 oz) cans organic garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
2 cups English cucumber, chopped
2 cups broccoli florets, chopped small
2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
2 cups chard, roughly torn
1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
4 TBSP chopped Kalamata olives

Ingredients For Dressing:
1 1/2 oz red wine vinegar
2 oz olive oil
1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese 
4 TBSP chopped fresh basil
3/4 tsp honey
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tsp dried thyme
Salt and pepper to taste


  • Mix all salad items together in a large bowl.
  • Mix all dressing items together and blend with food processor or immersion blender.
  • Combine dressing and salad.
  • Chill for at least one hour.