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Mediterranean Chopped Salad
4.80 from 24 votes

Mediterranean Salad

This Mediterranean Salad Recipe overflows with tangy feta, chopped avocado, and bright and colorful vegetables, including artichoke hearts, bell pepper, cucumber, and sweet tomatoes. Tossed in a light and delicious herb vinaigrette, this salad is perfect on hot summer nights when it's too hot to cook.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 299kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 (19 ounce) can chickpeas - rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15 ounce) can artichoke hearts - roughly chopped

  • 1 large English cucumbers - chopped (peeling optional)
  • ½ small red onion - diced
  • 1 red bell pepper - seeded and diced

  • 1 yellow bell pepper - seeded and diced
  • 1 orange bell pepper - seeded and diced
  • 10 ounces grape tomatoes - halved
  • 1 cup Kalamata olives - pits removed and halved
  • 4 ounces feta cheese - crumbled
  • 1 cup pepperoncini - chopped
  • 1 large avocado - chopped

For the Vinaigrette

  • 1 tablespoon fresh oregano - minced
  • 2 teaspoon fresh rosemary - minced
  • 2 tablespoon fresh parsley - chopped
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ lemon - juiced
  • 2 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic - minced
  • salt + pepper - to taste

Instructions

  • Prepare the vinaigrette: In a small bowl whisk together all of the ingredients for the vinaigrette until fully combined.
  • Combine all of the ingredients for the salad (except for the avocado) in a large bowl and gently toss to combine.
  • Just before serving, add the avocado to the salad and drizzle with the fresh herb vinaigrette. Gently toss to combine.

Notes

  • For additional protein, serve with sliced chicken breast or grilled shrimp.
  • Leftovers will keep in an airtight container for 2-3 days when stored in the refrigerator. For best results, keep the vinaigrette separate from any salad that you don't plan on enjoying immediately.
  • The vinaigrette will keep for up to 1 week when stored in an airtight jar or container in the refrigerator.

Nutrition

Calories: 299kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 830mg | Potassium: 598mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 2805IU | Vitamin C: 137mg | Calcium: 165mg | Iron: 2mg
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