Food For Fitness: Ultimate Greek Chopped Salad

Stay Shredded and keep up with your weight loss goals this summer with this light and refreshing salad.  The fiber and protein in the garbanzo beans help you feel full while the cucumbers and tomatoes keep you hydrated.  Perfect for lunch, dinner, or even a snack. 

Ultimate Greek Chopped Salad

describe the imageIngredients
1 hothouse cucumber
4-5 ripe roma tomatoes
1 large red bell pepper
1 small red onion
15 oz. can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
Optional: olives, feta, pepperoncini

{For the dressing}
3 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tsp. oregano
1/4 tsp. salt

Directions
Make the dressing: in a small bowl, combine all ingredients and whisk to combine. Set aside.
Dice the cucumber, onion, bell pepper and tomatoes (removing any excess liquid from tomatoes).
Put vegetables and garbanzo beans in a large bowl.
Add dressing and toss to combine.
Can eat immediately or refrigerate for at least an hour to let flavors combine. Some dressing will settle on the bottom, so stir before serving.


reblogged from The Garden Grazer