EGG & TOASTED PITA SALAD WITH CILANTRO LEMON DRESSING

EGG & TOASTED PITA SALAD 

WITH CILANTRO LEMON DRESSING



EGG.TOASTED.PITA.SALAD.WITH.CILANTRO.LEMON.DRESSING





INGREDIENTS
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3 cups chopped Romain lettuce
  • ½ cup grape tomatoes sliced in halves (you can also use regular tomatoes)
  • ½ cup sliced black olives
  • 1 medium cucumber sliced
  • 2 pita breads (whole wheat or white)
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

  • Cilantro Lemon Dressing 

  • The juice of half lemon
  • ½ cup lightly chopped cilantro
  • ½ cup nonfat or lowfat Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. For the Salad

  2. Place the eggs in a small sauce pan and boil on medium heat for 5-7 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside. After the eggs have cooled peel and cut into each egg into 8 pieces. Arrange on salad. 
  3. While the eggs are boiling chop the lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers and olives and arrange on plates. 
  4. using a knife or scissors cut the pita bread into small bite size squares. Place in a heat pan with 1 teaspoon olive oil. Toast for 3-5 minutes on medium/high heat until the edges are all dark golden and crispy. Remove from heat and arrange on salad. 

  5. For the Dressing

  6. Place all the ingredients in a food processor and process for 1 minute until fully mixed. Do not over mix because the cilantro will become too small, it should still be noticeable within he dressing















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