Mediterranean Chopped Salad

A few weeks ago I introduced baked falafel but didn’t talk about salad that time. It was delish so I wanted to write about this today.


I think to make a meal, there’s always fresh salad on a dining table with a variety of vegetables. Fresh vegetables are a rich source of vitamins, fiber, minerals etc to make our eating habits balanced. 


If you only have your main dish ready, how about making this nutrition packed salad on the side? If you can’t finish your salad, it can be your next day’s quick breakfast or lunch! 


Ready to check the recipe? Here’s how!


<Today’s Recipe>

Mediterranean Chopped Salad

mediterranean chopped salad


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  • 1 large stalk celery – chopped
  • 1 medium carrot – chopped
  • 3~5 black olives – sliced or chopped
  • 3~5 tablespoon canned corns – rained
  • 3 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese
  • Some parsley – chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ small lime for juice
  • Some black pepper



Combine them all in a mixing ball and serve. 


<Cooking Tips>

After washing veggies, be sure to dry well. You can either do pat dry by using paper towels or use salad spinner (This is what I use.) If there is excessive water, the salad gets ruined for sogginess. 


Mmm, feta cheese has such a great accent on the whole flavor. I got to know feta cheese after I came to the US, and regret how I didn’t meet them sooner. Someday I’d visit Greece and try made in Greece feta. I wonder if they taste different than the one in the US:)


<Other Quickly Preparable Salad Recipes>

Bring ingredients of all colors! Asian Colorful Coleslaw

asian colorful coleslaw

Another Mediterranean inspired salad. Tahini Lime Dressing

tahini lime dressing

A hint of cumin is the key! Carrot Salad

carrot salad

Enjoy home cooking and your own creation of homemade food:)

8 Comments Add yours

    1. Tanooki says:

      Thank you Sarah😊💕✨

      Liked by 1 person

  1. Sophia Dane says:

    It looks very tasty☺️

    Liked by 2 people

    1. Tanooki says:

      Thank you Sophia💕

      Liked by 2 people

      1. Sophia Dane says:

        You’re welcome 🌺💕

        Liked by 1 person

  2. johnrieber says:

    It’s my wife’s favorite salad, and after our recent Greece trip, we make it specifically as they do, with Feta, cucumber, tomato and raw onion, with kalamata olives and lemon juice and olive oil….love it! Dried oregano as well!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Tanooki says:

      Ah you went to Greece!? I’m jealous!!😂 I will visit there soon because you made me drooling just explaining the ingredients🤣👍✨

      Liked by 2 people

      1. johnrieber says:

        Yes, it was our first time and it was incredible…the food was so fresh and clean!

        Liked by 2 people

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