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plate of Mediterranean Salad with zucchini ribbons and sun-dried tomato balsamic vinaigrette

Mediterranean Salad with Sun Dried Balsamic Vinaigrette

This salad is truly a celebration of summer bursting with flavor and color. Simple to make, it provides a delicious variety of sweet and salty flavors on a bed of delicious fresh zucchini ribbons!

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword mediterranean salad, zucchini ribbons
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 entree salads
Calories 215 kcal
Author Toni Dash

Ingredients

Ingredients for the Sun Dried Balsamic Vinaigrette:

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon aged Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon chopped Sun-Dried Tomato
  • Pinch of Kosher Salt

Ingredients for the Mediterranean Salad:

  • 1 medium Zucchini , cut into ribbons (preferably with a Spiralizer)
  • 1/2 Yellow or Orange Sweet Bell Pepper , seeded and cut into thin strips lengthwise
  • 3/4 cup Grape Tomatoes , cut in half lengthwise
  • 8 large Fresh Basil leaves , torn into pieces
  • 2 ounces Feta Cheese crumbles

Instructions

Instructions for making Sun Dried Tomato Balsamic Vinaigrette:

  1. Combine all ingredients into a small jar, seal and shake vigorously to combine. Adjust flavors by adding more vinegar or olive oil if desired. NOTE: may be made ahead for longer infusing time.

Instructions for making the salad:

  1. On two side serving plates, layer the zucchini ribbons (divided evenly between the two plates) to form a bed for the other ingredients.

  2. Evenly layer the sweet pepper slices, grape tomatoes, basil leaves and feta cheese on the zucchini ribbons.
  3. Drizzle desired amount of vinaigrette and add a few grinds of fresh black pepper. Serve!
Nutrition Facts
Mediterranean Salad with Sun Dried Balsamic Vinaigrette
Amount Per Serving
Calories 215 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 26%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 25mg 8%
Sodium 336mg 14%
Potassium 489mg 14%
Total Carbohydrates 10g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 6g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 21.7%
Vitamin C 100.6%
Calcium 16.8%
Iron 5.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.