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Mediterranean salad in a bowl with olive oil and balsamic vinegar on the side

Mediterranean Salad with Honey Dijon Balsamic Vinaigrette

Melinda | Missouri Girl
This healthy salad brings in all of the flavors of the Mediterranean to create a healthy, flavorful, filling, and delicious lunch or dinner option

Ingredients
  

Honey Dijon Balsamic Vinaigrette:

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • pinch of cayenne pepper

Mediterranean Salad: (amounts vary based on the size of salad desired. Adjust to your own preference)

  • mixed salad greens
  • olive tapenade (store bought, look on the olive bar at your grocers)
  • marinaded artichoke hearts
  • feta cheese
  • peppadew peppers
  • Honey Dijon Balsamic Vinaigrette

Instructions
 

Make the Honey Dijon Balsamic Vinaigrette:

  • Combine all ingredients in a jar with a lid. Close the lid tightly and shake well. Store in the refrigerator. Shake well each time before using.

Assemble the salad:

  • Layer desired amount of salad greens on a plate.
  • Sprinkle with olive tapenade (a little goes a long way), and then top with artichoke hearts, feta cheese, and peppadew peppers.
  • Lightly drizzle with Honey Dijon Balsamic Vinaigrette and give a light toss.