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Meatless Monday recipe of the week: Mediterranean crunch salad
This simple little salad is perfect if you're planning to bring a Meatless Monday dish to a Labor Day party today.
Not only does it highlight the best of summer — cucumbers, tomatoes, broccoli, fresh herbs, kale — but it's also the perfect accompaniment to a veggie burger or grilled vegetable sandwich slathered in hummus.
Mediterranean Crunch Salad
1 can no-salt-added garbanzo beans, drained
1 cucumber, chopped
1 cup small broccoli florets
1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
1 cup finely sliced kale, tough stems removed
1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
2 tablespoons finely chopped Kalamata olives
3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Chill at least 1 hour before serving.
— Recipe from www.wholefoodsmarket.com