Taste of the Mediterranean Recipe

Pam’s Mediterranean Salad

Mediterranean-Salad

  • 4 green onions or a small bunch of chives
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes cut in 1/2 or quarters
  • 2 cucumbers diced
  • 2 avocados diced
  • 1 can of chickpeas
  • 1/3 cup parsley
  • 1/3 cup mint
  • Juice of 2 or 3 if small lemons
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • Salt Pepper

Place the green onions, tomatoes, cucumber, chickpeas, parsley, and mint, in a large flat dish to marinate. In a small bowl whisk together the lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Slowly whisk in the olive oil to make an emulsion. Pour the dressing over the salad, tossing gently to coat Add avocado last or before serving. You may make it a day before serving it’s actually it’s better! Then add avocado before serving. You may add goat or feta cheese if you wish. Or use it as a filling in a pita with with humus.

Recipe developed by Coach Pam