Mediterranean Salad in a Sandwich

Mediterranean Salad in a Sandwich

Mediterranean Salad in a Sandwich
This sandwich is a pita heaven. In essence, you're taking a magnificent Mediterranean salad and rolling it to one great sandwich. How can you go wrong with that? You can't.
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4 servings

Ingredients
  • 12 oz. small tomatoes, cored, halved, thinly sliced
  • 6 cups small spinach leaves, stems trimmed
  • 1 1/2 cup thinly sliced English hothouse cucumber
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese (about 4 oz.)
  • 1/3 cup coarsely chopped pitted black brine-cured olives (such as Kalamata)
  • 16 large fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced
  • 1/8 cup olive oil
  • 5 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 large garlic clove, minced
  • 4 5- to 6-inch-diameter pita bread rounds, toasted

  • Methods/steps
    Place tomato slices in strainer; drain 15 minutes. Combine tomatoes, spinach, cucumber, feta cheese, olives and basil in large bowl. Whisk 1/4-cup olive oil, 5 tsp. lemon juice and minced garlic in small bowl to blend and season dressing to taste with salt and pepper. Pour dressing over salad and toss to coat. Cut pita bread rounds in half crosswise. Divide salad mixture among 8 pita halves and serve.
    Additional Tips
    Ready in 20 min

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