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Color Me Pretty Salad

This is a powerhouse salad packed with vitamins from a rainbow of vegetables.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword vegetable salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 296 kcal
Author Melissa Stadler, Modern Honey

Ingredients

  • 2 Romaine Hearts chopped
  • 1 Avocado sliced
  • 1 cup Cherry Tomatoes red or yellow
  • 1 Cucumber sliced
  • 1/2 - 3/4 cup Feta Cheese crumbled
  • 1/4 cup Red Onion sliced
  • 1/2 - 1 cup Red Orange, Yellow Peppers, diced
  • 1/2 cup Shredded Carrots
  • 1 cup Garbanzo Beans Chickpeas

Greek Dressing:

  • 1/2 cup Olive Oil or neutral tasting oil such as canola
  • 3 Tablespoons Red Wine Vinegar
  • 2 Cloves Garlic or 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon Mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Dried Oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dried Basil or fresh basil leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon Fresh Lemon Juice optional
  • Optional: Add Grilled Chicken

Instructions

  1. Layer romaine lettuce, avocado, tomatoes, cucumber, feta, red onion, peppers, carrots, and chickpeas.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together oil, vinegar, garlic, mustard, oregano, basil, salt, pepper, and optional fresh lemon juice.
  3. Toss on salad and serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Color Me Pretty Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 296 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g 37%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Sodium 416mg 17%
Potassium 645mg 18%
Total Carbohydrates 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 4g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 207%
Vitamin C 20.9%
Calcium 7.1%
Iron 14.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.