Salads

Mediterranean Sunflower Salad

A colorful layered salad that is just as tasty as it is pretty!

Serves: 1

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed 
  • ¼ cup kidney beans, drained and rinsed 
  • 2 Tablespoons hummus (choose gluten free brand for GF version)
  • ¼ cup chopped red or green bell peppers
  • 1 red onion slice
  • ½ cup cooked whole grains – farro, wheat berries or quinoa
  • 2 Tablespoons grated carrot
  • 2 Tablespoons shredded red or green cabbage
  • ¼ cup chopped spinach leaves
  • ¼ cup crumbled feta cheese
  • ¼ cup chopped cucumber
  • 3 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 3 Kalamata olives, sliced
  • 1 Tablespoon sunflower seeds
     

Directions

  1. Layer all the ingredients in a bowl, jar with a lid or on a dinner plate.  
  2. Serve the salad with 2 tablespoons of your favorite homemade vinaigrette dressing.  This is a portable salad that you can pack for lunch.