fbpx

Mediterranean Artichoke Salad

Posted 09/09/2014 | By HealthCorps

With the Mediterranean-style of eating still trending strong, here’s a healthy and tasty salad, brimming with nutrients and perfect for lunch or dinner. Pair it with grilled chicken, fish or tofu.

Salad ingredients

  • 1 jar (15 ounces) artichokes packed in water, drained well
  • 1 each red, yellow, green bell pepper (small) seeds removed, chopped and sautéed in a small amount of olive oil
  • 1 small jar (8 ounces) of sun-dried tomatoes, diced, with all oil liquid discarded
  • 4 cups of spinach leaves washed and patted dry
  • ½ cup slivered almonds (for fresh topping on salad after it is dressed)

Dressing Ingredients

  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • ½ bunch of Italian parsley diced
  • 6 chives, rinsed well, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • (Puree the dressing ingredients till smooth and set aside)

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, add salad ingredients and toss salad ingredients (except almonds).
  2. Add dressing just before serving, and toss well.
  3. Top with slivered almonds.

Here’s a quick cooking tip: Before you boil eggs, turn them over in the refrigerator the night before. This will ensure that the yolk moves to the center of the egg when you boil it!!

Join the conversation! Leave a comment
0 Comments

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. All fields are required.

Close

Subscribe to the HealthCorps Newsletter