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)


  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!!

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