Slimming Greek Salad with Mustard Mint Vinaigrette

January 13, 2014 by Kari Karch

Learn how to make this delicious slimming greek salad with mustard mint vinaigrette!


preparation time
0 mins

cook time




6 tablespoons olive oil

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

0.5 teaspoons fresh chopped garlic

1 teaspoons stone ground mustard

1 teaspoons red wine vinegar

0.5 teaspoons dried oregano

1 teaspoons chopped fresh mint

2 cup fresh romaine lettuce torn into pieces

3 large plum tomatoes seeded, coarsely chopped

0.75 cucumber peeled, seeded, coarsely chopped

3 pepperoncini diced

0.5 red onion peeled, chopped

1 roasted red pepper coarsely chopped

0.5 cup pitted olives (preferably brine-cured), coarsely chopped


Whisk the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, vinegar, oregano and mint together until blended. Season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper. (Can be prepared 3 hours ahead. Let stand at room temperature. Rewhisk before using.) 2 Combine the romaine, tomatoes, cucumber, pepperoncini, red onion, bell pepper, and olives in a bowl. Toss with dressing. Sprinkle cheese over and serve. Grind some extra fresh black pepper.

Kari Karch

Kari Karch is a 19-year veteran of the culinary industry, creator of Kiss the Cook, and the head chef and spokesperson for the Kenmore brand. She has made many notable appearances on ABC Morning News, on WGN, on the Cooking Channel and as a judge for the World Food Championships.