Greek Salad with Lemon Peppermint Vinaigrette

Find it odd to add peppermint oil to a salad? Tabouleh, a Mediterranean salad made with bulgar wheat is just one example of a salad made with fresh minty flavor. To enhance the flavor of fresh mint in this salad, we've added peppermint oil in the dressing.

Servings: 4

Ingredients for greek salad with lemon peppermint vinaigrette

  • 1 large head of romaine lettuce, washed, trimmed and diced
  • 5 small tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 cup cucumber, chopped
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1 lemon, juiced (about 2 tablespoons of lemon juice)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 6 drops or .30mL of peppermint oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh chopped mint leaves

Directions for greek salad with lemon peppermint vinaigrette

  1. In a large bowl, combine romaine lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber, feta cheese, mint leaves, and olive.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk olive oil, peppermint oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  3. Pour dressing over the salad.

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 193
  • carbohydrates: 8.1g
  • cholesterol: 17mg
  • fiber: 2.7g
  • potassium: 455mg
  • protein: 4.6g
  • saturated fat: 4.7g
  • sodium: 221mg
  • sugars: 5g
  • total fat: 17g
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