Easy Greek Salad

Last updated: January 2021

Salads are often a great lunch choice as they are healthy, filling and the combinations are endless! Salads can be an especially good option when you are living with diabetes as they can be made with carbohydrate moderation in mind. The greek salad is a restaurant classic and is so easy to recreate in your own home. Grab a few crisp ingredients for your next lunch or dinner!

Makes 1 serving
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes

Ingredients for easy Greek salad

  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 5 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ½ cucumber, sliced
  • ¼ cup feta
  • ½ cup chickpeas, drained and rinsed*

*For a lower carbohydrate version, decrease chickpeas to ¼ cup or omit altogether.

Directions for easy Greek salad

  1. Place spinach on a large plate and add all other toppings.
  2. Serve with your favorite salad dressing or make your own!

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 278
  • carbohydrate: 32g
  • fat: 10.4g
  • fiber: 8.2g
  • potassium: 777mg
  • protein: 15.2g
  • sodium: 380mg
  • sugar: 9.6g
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