Arugula Salad with Artichokes, Olives & Feta - Cook For Your Life- anti-cancer recipes

Arugula Salad with Artichokes, Olives & Feta

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 2 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 6 ingredients

Canned artichokes are such a great pantry staple. Not the glamorous jars of pickled artichoke, but more the ordinary-looking cans of artichoke hearts. They can be used in so many different ways, like in...


Ingredients

  • 1 recipe Basic Vinaigrette
  • ½ cup sliced canned artichokes, drained and rinsed
  • ¼ cup quartered pitted green or Kalamata olives
  • ½ cup quartered cherry or grape tomatoes
  • 4 cups arugula
  • ¼ cup crumbled feta cheese (see Chef Tips)

Nutrition Facts

Calories

111 cals

Fat

6 g

Saturated Fat

3 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

1 g

Monounsaturated Fat

2 g

Carbohydrates

11 g

Sugar

4 g

Fiber

5 g

Protein

6 g

Sodium

348 mg

Directions

  1. In the bottom of a large bowl, mix the Basic Vinaigrette with the artichokes, olives, and tomatoes. Pile the arugula and feta cheese on top and set aside until you are ready to eat.
  2. Just before serving, toss everything together to combine.

Chef Tips

When you make the Basic Vinaigrette dressing for this salad, don’t add any salt, even though the recipe asks for it. The olives will add their saltiness to the dressing as the salad sits, and once all the ingredients are tossed together just before eating, the feta will add a little more.

Vtopia makes some really good vegan cheese substitutes including feta, that are excellent for salads like these.

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our Registered Dietitian Kate Ueland, MS, RD, CSO, a board-certified specialist in oncology nutrition, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and follows the guidelines set by the  Oncology Nutrition for Clinical Practice, 2nd Ed.,  published by the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group, a professional interest group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.


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