Chopped Greek Salad!

Hello Fresh Chopped Greek Salad! Perfect for a summer day and so quick to put together!

greek salad box

 

Greek salad box openIngredients:

  • 2 Pitas
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 1 Lemon
  • 1oz Black Olives
  • 1 Cucumber
  • 1/4 oz Oregano
  • 4 oz Grape Tomatoes
  • 1 Red Onion
  • 1 box Cannelini Beans
  • 1 T Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1/2 c Feta Cheese
  • 4 t Olive Oil

Prep the ingredients: Wash and dry all produce.

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

Zest the lemon, then juice one half.

Mince or grate the garlic.

Greek salad chopped garlicCut the cucumber into ¾-inch cubes.

Falafel half moonsHalve, peel, and thinly slice half the onion.

Greek salad red onionHalve the olives and tomatoes.

Greek salad black olives and tomatoesFinely chop the oregano leaves.

Drain and rinse the beans. 2 Cook the beans: Heat a drizzle of oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add the cannellini beans and garlic and cook, tossing until the garlic is fragrant, for 1-2 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the lemon zest. Season with salt and pepper and set aside.

Greek salad mixture

Toast the pitas: Cut the pita into thin strips.

 

Greek salad pita slicesPlace the strips onto a baking sheet and drizzle with oil. Place in the oven for about 5 minutes, until slightly crispy.

Make the dressing: In a large bowl, combine the oregano, lemon juice, 1 Tablespoon balsamic and a large drizzle of oil. Season with salt and pepper. Toss the salad: Toss the cucumber, feta, tomatoes, cannellini beans, olives, and red onion (to taste) into the dressing. Season with salt and pepper.

Enjoy: Serve the chopped Greek salad with the toasted pita

Greek salad photo

Enjoy—Finch!

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