Greek Salad w/ Lemon Chicken- paired recipe
Time Required: 20 (20 min. total)

Kalamata olives, humus and pita bread chips set this delicious salad apart from the usual fare.  Make sure your pantry is stocked with olive oil because the taste will make a difference here. This is definitely the EASY night of the paired recipes, so enjoy your extra time outdoors getting a walk in before its dark.


3 pieces pita bread -- whole rounds,cut into bite sized shapes
7 cup(s) salad greens -- spinach, arugula, spring, or mixture
1/2 English cucumber -- sliced and cut in half
1/4 cup(s) red onion -- slice thin rings and then small segments
1/3 cup(s) kalamata olives -- pitted and chopped in half
1/2 cup(s) shredded parmesan
1/2 pint(s) cherry tomato(es) -- cut in half
1 1/4 cup(s) hummus
1 lemon
3 cup(s) cooked chicken -- deboned and sliced


Prep Work:  Make pita chips if needed. (step #1) Cut cherry tomatoes, onion and cucumber; store together.  Debone chicken and slice for salad.

1.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Brush pitas on both sides with olive oil.  Cut into bite sized pieces, toss with salt or garlic salt and place on greased baking sheet.  Bake 15 min.

2.  Place clean and dry greens in salad bowl. Add cucumber, onion, olives, parmesan, tomato and pita chips.  Toss all with equal amounts of lemon juice and olive oil, just until leaves are lightly covered.  Salt and pepper to taste.

3.  Spread approximately 3 Tablespoons of hummus on the bottom of each serving plate, top with salad and chicken.


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