NatureSweet® Cherubs® Mediterranean Salad

NatureSweet® Cherubs® Mediterranean Salad

Course Type: Side Salad

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Familiar Mediterranean flavors the whole family will love

Ingredients:

Salad
  • 1 10.5-oz. container NatureSweet® Cherubs® tomatoes
  • 3/4 cup dry orzo, cooked according to package directions
  • 1 small cucumber, halved
  • 1 small red onion, sliced into thin wedges
  • 1 8-oz. can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh basil (optional)
  • 1/3 cup sliced fresh anise (optional)
  • 2 tbsp. coarsely chopped fresh oregano
  • 1 oz. reduced-fat feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds
Dressing
  • 1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp. fresh minced garlic
  • 1 tsp. fresh lemon zest
  • Fresh ground pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. In a large bowl, combine cooked orzo, cucumber, onion, garbanzo beans, basil and oregano; blend well.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together all dressing ingredients. Pour dressing over orzo mixture.
  3. Top with Cherubs® tomatoes.
  4. Gently fold tomatoes into salad.
  5. Garnish salad with feta cheese and sliced almonds. Serve immediately.