Course Type: Salads, Vegetarian Dishes, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Bowls,
NatureSweet® Cherubs® Mediterranean Salad
Familiar Mediterranean flavors the whole family will love
This recipe contains:
1 10-oz. container NatureSweet® Cherubs® tomatoes
3/4 cup dry orzo, cooked according to package directions
3 NatureSweet® Mini cucumbers, 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
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
In a large bowl, combine cooked orzo, cucumber, onion, garbanzo beans, basil and oregano; blend well.
In a small bowl, whisk together all dressing ingredients. Pour dressing over orzo mixture.
Top with Cherubs® tomatoes.
Gently fold tomatoes into salad.
Garnish salad with feta cheese and sliced almonds. Serve immediately.