Meatless Monday Recipes: Greek Salad courtesy of inSHAPE

The Greeks are among the healthiest adult population in the world, because they tend to stick to real foods, mostly plant-based, and always fresh. A Greek salad is a perfect way to honor Meatless Monday, and it doesn’t have to be boring. Try this easy recipe!

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The Greeks are among the healthiest adult population in the world, because they tend to stick to real foods, mostly plant-based, and always fresh. A Greek salad is a perfect way to honor Meatless Monday, and it doesn’t have to be boring. Try this easy recipe!

Ingredients: 

  • 1 cup cooked quinoa (white or red)
  • 1 head of romaine or leafy green lettuce, chopped
  • 1 cup arugula
  • 1/2 cup mint leaves, chopped
  • 1 large tomato
  • 1 small red onion, sliced
  • 1 medium cucumber, cubed
  • 1/2 cup Feta crumbles

For Dressing: 

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tsp lemon rind
  • 1/2 cup Fage yogurt
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric

Preparation: 

Toss salad ingredients in a bowl. Using a hand mixer, prepare dressing and toss with salad. Serve. Enjoy with a crisp white wine.

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