Greek Lamb Salad with Fresh Mint Dressing

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 15 min.
Transport your guests to the Greek Isles with this nutritious salad.


  • 3/4 lb cooked lamb leg or shoulder, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1/2 cup black olives such as Gaeta or Kalamata, pitted and halved
  • 1/3 cup prepared balsamic dressing
  • 2 Tbs fresh mint, chopped
  • 8 cups salad greens
  • 5 thin slices of red onion (about 1 ounce)
  • 1 med cucumber, halved lengthwise, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled


  • In medium bowl combine: cooked lamb, olives, balsamic dressing, and mint; allow to marinate for 15 minutes.
  • In large salad bowl, combine salad greens, red onions, cucumber, and feta cheese. Add salad dressing mixture and toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 225
  Calories from Fat 159 (71%)
(28%)Total Fat 18g
(27%)Saturated Fat 5g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
(12%)Cholesterol 35mg
(24%)Sodium 574mg
(10%)Potassium 363mg
Total Carbohydrate 8g
(11%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(18%)Protein 9g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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