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The perfect side: Artichoke-Tomato Salad

I love artichokes!  And the kids love black olives!  So this one popped off the page while flipping through an old binder full of recipe clippings.  Typically, side salads tend to be a little difficult for us.  Potato and pasta salads are too high in carbs, but I think this is the perfect salad for my family.

I loved that this salad was easily put together within minutes.  Buying the sliced olives and grape tomatoes were time-saving which made it even quicker.


As I am typing this Christian wanted to add his comments: "This was really good!  My favorite was the black olives and tomatoes and I found out that I liked the artichokes too.  The cheese was really, really good, but a little bit spicy".  (The feta was flavored which may be why he found it a little spicy)

Artichoke-Tomato Salad 

1.  A can of artichoke quarters

2.  Tomatoes (I used grape tomatoes)

3.  A can of sliced black olives (I just used a      handful to keep the calories in check)

4.  Small amount of feta crumbled over the top

5.  Drizzle of olive oil and white wine vinegar (you can omit the vinegar)

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