Italian Olive Oil Club - Monthly Olive Oil Deliveries from Italian Cooking and Living
Italian Cheese Club - Monthly Cheese Deliveries From Italian Cooking and Living
Italian Wine Club - Monthly Wine Deliveries from Italian Cooking and Living
Italian Table Club - Discounts at fine restaurants and on products from the Italian Culinary Institute Store

Mediterranean-style Chicken Salad

A web-exclusive recipe from Italian Cooking and Living

4 small zucchini, trimmed, cut in half lengthwise, and sliced

1 each red and yellow bell pepper, seeds and inner white ribbing removed, cubed

2 tomatoes, ripe but firm, seeds removed, cubed

1 small onion, cut in half lengthwise and thinly sliced

8 ounces pre-cooked chicken breast, shredded

1/2 cup oil-cured olives, pitted and halved

juice of 1 lemon

2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

salt and freshly ground pepper

pinch of sugar

1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

2 tablespoons chopped chives

In a bowl, combine the zucchini, red and yellow peppers, tomatoes, onion, chicken and olives. In a separate bowl combine the lemon juice, vinegar and the olive oil. Season with salt, pepper and a pinch of sugar, and whisk until emulsified. Pour over the salad, cover, and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Add the crumbled feta and the chives. Toss and serve. Serves 4

Copyright © 2006, Italian Cooking and Living. All rights reserved.

Print Friendly Version / E-mail to a Friend

• Back to Recipe Listing / • Restart Recipe Browser

italian cooking and living magazine
The Magazine of La Cucina Italiana