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Delightful Greek Lunch: Try this Tasty Greek Salad with Lemon-Oregano Chicken

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Delightful Greek⁤ Lunch: Try this Tasty Greek Salad with Lemon-Oregano‍ Chicken

What‌ are the benefits of ⁣incorporating a‍ variety of Greek foods into a balanced⁤ diet?

Delightful Greek Lunch

Greek Salad with Lemon-Oregano Chicken

Greek Salad

This tasty ⁢and ⁢colorful Greek Salad with Lemon-Oregano Chicken is⁤ the perfect lunch to ‍satisfy your cravings for something ​fresh and flavorful.​ The combination of crisp lettuce, juicy tomatoes, crunchy cucumbers, tangy feta cheese, and kalamata olives ‌is simply⁢ irresistible. Topped with tender and citrusy chicken, this salad makes a complete meal​ on its ⁤own.

Ingredients:

  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 cloves garlic, ⁣minced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup freshly​ squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon ​dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 head romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 1 large cucumber, chopped
  • 1 ‌pint cherry⁢ tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup⁣ kalamata ‌olives, pitted
  • 1/4 cup red ⁤onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 ‌cup‍ olive ⁢oil
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 ‍teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon ​Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions:

  1. In ⁣a bowl, whisk together the ‌garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, oregano, salt, and black pepper. Add the chicken breasts and turn to coat. Cover ‍and​ refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or up to 2 hours.
  2. Preheat the grill to⁣ medium-high heat. Remove the chicken from the marinade and discard ​the marinade. Grill the chicken​ for 6‍ to 8 minutes per ‌side, or​ until ⁣cooked through. Let rest for 5 minutes before slicing.
  3. In ​a large bowl, combine the romaine lettuce, cucumber, cherry⁣ tomatoes, feta cheese, kalamata‍ olives, and red onion.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, honey, Dijon mustard, ⁣salt, and black pepper. Drizzle over the salad and toss to⁣ coat.
  5. Divide the salad‍ among plates and top⁢ with the sliced chicken.

Enjoy⁣ your flavorful and healthy Greek Salad with Lemon-Oregano Chicken!

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