Greek Salad With Mild Red Chili Dressing Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In15 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings6
Main Ingredient


Citrus and mild red-chili dressing
 Sun-dried tomatoes8 (Dried In A Package, Not In Oil)
 Purified water3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Extra virgin olive oil/Apple juice1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Chili powder1 Teaspoon
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm)
 Orange juice concentrate2 Tablespoon
 Apple cider vinegar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Tamari/Low-sodium soy sauce1 Teaspoon (Natural Soy Sauce)
 Freshly ground black pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
For salad
 Fresh spinach1 1⁄2 Pound, washed and stems removed to make about 9 cups
 Cubed feta cheese3 Ounce
 Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
For garnish
 Pitted kalamata olives12
 Toasted sunflower seeds1⁄8 Cup (2 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 196 Calories from Fat 141

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24%

Saturated Fat 2.9 g14.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 12.6 mg

Sodium 426.7 mg17.8%

Total Carbohydrates 10 g3.4%

Dietary Fiber 3.3 g13.3%

Sugars 4.3 g

Protein 6 g12.4%

Vitamin A 219.3% Vitamin C 56.3%

Calcium 19.1% Iron 20.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) In a bowl of hot water soak the sun-dried tomatoes for 20-30 minutes until soft.

2) In a food processor mix water and tomatoes and process till blended.
3) Mix all the remaining dressing ingredients. Continue to process till blended.
4) Cover and chill till ready to use.
5) Add spinach leaves to the dressing and toss until completely coated.
6) Sprinkle feta cheese and pepper over it.

7) Garnish the salad with 2 olives and a dash of sunflower seeds.