Layered Greek Salad

A new twist on popular Greek salad: layered ingredients topped with a spinach and yogurt dressing--rich in veggie goodness!

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 8 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 8

Ingredients

Dressing

1
box (9 oz) Green Giant™ frozen chopped spinach
1
container (5.3 oz) Yoplait® Greek 100 lemon yogurt
2/3
cup fat-free (skim) milk
1/4
cup low-fat salad dressing or mayonnaise
1
teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
3/4
teaspoon dried dill weed

Salad

8
cups bite-size pieces salad greens
2
cups cubed cooked chicken breast
1
pint grape or cherry tomatoes, halved
1
medium cucumber, quartered lengthwise, thinly sliced
1/2
medium red onion, halved, thinly sliced (1 cup)
1
container (3.5 oz) crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese (3/4 cup)
1/4
cup pitted kalamata olives, halved
  • 1 Cook spinach as directed on box. Rinse with cold water until cooled. Drain, squeezing out as much liquid as possible.
  • 2 In food processor, place spinach and remaining Dressing ingredients. (Do not use blender.) Cover; process 1 to 2 minutes, stopping occasionally to scrape sides, until smooth.
  • 3 In very large (5-quart) glass bowl, place about half of the salad greens. Layer with chicken, tomatoes and cucumber. Reserve 1/4 cup onion for topping; layer remaining onion over the cucumber. Top with remaining greens.
  • 4 Spread dressing evenly over salad. Sprinkle with cheese, olives and reserved onion.
  • 5 Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate several hours or overnight. Just before serving, toss salad to coat with dressing.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    150
    (
    Calories from Fat
    40),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4 1/2g
    4 1/2%
    (Saturated Fat
    1 1/2g,
    1 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    35mg
    35%;
    Sodium
    380mg
    380%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    10g
    10%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    17g
    17%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    130%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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