ROMAINE AND ARTICHOKE SALAD

Romaine lettuce, canned artichoke hearts and olives come together in this tasty side salad. We dress it with a Mediterranean-inspired mix of olive oil, lemon juice and capers.

Yield: Serves 8.

ROMAINE AND ARTICHOKE SALAD

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 tbsp chopped drained capers
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • 1 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 8 cups torn romaine lettuce
  • 1 can (14 oz/398 mL) artichoke hearts, drained and quartered
  • 1/2 cup sliced ripe olives
  • 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup diced tomato
  • 1/4 cup diced bell pepper, optional

Directions

  1. To prepare dressing, whisk together lemon juice, water, capers, mustard, salt, pepper and garlic until combined. Gradually whisk in oil until blended.
  2. Combine lettuce, artichokes, olives, Parmesan cheese, tomato and bell pepper in a bowl. Add dressing and toss to coat. Serve immediately.
Nutritional analysis per serving:

120 calories, 9.3 g fat, 3.8 g protien, 6.5 g carbohydrate, 2.9 g fibre, 411 mg sodium

*Ingredient not included in nutritional analysis.