Fresh Mediterranean Kitchen Sink Salad

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Vegetables are an important staple in the Mediterranean Diet, providing valuable nutrients, antioxidants and satiety.

The vegetables chosen for this salad are typical in the Mediterranean Diet – but you can use what you have on hand. This salad will last up to a few days. Enjoy!

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Fresh Mediterranean Kitchen Sink Salad
 
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When chopping vegetables for this salad, think about having vegetables cut into similar sizes so that the experience of eating a forkful of this salad is pleasing.
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Recipe type: Salad, Vegetables
Serves: 8 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 can (19 ounces) chick peas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 English cucumber, diced
  • ½ small red onion, diced
  • ½ pint grape tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1 broccoli crown, cut into small florets
  • 1 bunch kale, chopped into small bite-sized pieces
  • ¾ cup grapes, cut in half
  • ½ cup black olives
  • 1 apple, diced
  • sea salt
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
Instructions
  1. In a large salad bowl, mix together first 9 ingredients.
  2. Season salad with sea salt.
  3. Squeeze juice of 1 lemon over salad, then drizzle over extra-virgin olive oil. Toss and enjoy!

 

 

Kristyn Hall
Kristyn Hall
Kristyn Hall MSc, RD, Food, Nutrition & Culinary Coach, Registered Nutritionist and Calgary Dietitian, Calgary, AB.

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