The Mediterranean Platter



Greek and Middle Eastern flavors. Copycat recipe from a local restaurant. Only thing missing would be a slice of baklava for dessert to make the meal complete! ;)


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
Stove Top


  • 4 c
    salad greens (romaine, mixed greens, baby spinach, your choice)
  • 1 c
    cooked brown rice, leftover to room temperature (short grain preferably)
  • 1/2 c
  • 2
  • 4-6
    fresh cherry tomatoes (grape tomatoes, or similar)
  • 1/2
    small cucumber, sliced
  • 1/4
    red onion, crescents
  • 2-3 Tbsp
    feta cheese
  • 6-8
    imported olives (kalamata, or similar)
  • 1/4 c
    tzatziki sauce
  • 1-2 Tbsp
    fresh parsley or fresh basil, minced (for garnish)
  • ·
    ground paprika (try a wee bit of spanish smoked paprika or ground sumac for a different twist!)
  • 2
    lemon wedges (garnish)
  • 1-2
    pitas, cut into triangles

How to Make The Mediterranean Platter


  1. Note: amount of ingredients given are all estimated.

    Wash the greens and spin dry. Place the greens on 1 or 2 salad plates (or a large serving platter.)
  2. Divide and arrange the remaining ingredients onto the plate(s) or platter, ending with a garnish of fresh parsley (or basil),a sprinkle of paprika and lemon wedges. Decorate the pita triangles around the edge of the plate.

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About The Mediterranean Platter

Course/Dish: Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Mediterranean
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy

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