– Healthy Mediterranean Salad –
It has been said that the Mediterranean diet is one of the healthiest in the planet, why? Well, because countries like Spain, Italy and Greece have one thing in common when it comes to food, a diet that is rich in fish, fresh vegetables, olive oil, and grains. However, the Mediterranean diet is more than just food, it´s a way a of life. Mediterranean culture is about enjoying your food and leaving you troubles behind, usually with a glass or two of red wine. This recipe of a typical Spanish Mediterranean salad, could be eaten anywhere around the world, but here in Spain, it´s a staple salad to order when dining out. As always, the secret to making a simple recipe like this one, is to use the highest quality fresh ingredients you can find. Watch the video below on how to easily make this Mediterranean salad, and enjoy the flavors of the Mediterranean diet, in the comfort of your own home. Salud!
Watch the Video Below on How to Make a Healthy Mediterranean Salad
- 3 Heirloom Tomatoes
- 1/4 Cup Black Pitted Olives
- 1/2 Cup Arugula
- 2 Free Range Organic Eggs
- 6 Tinned Anchovies from Cantabria
- Extra Virgin Spanish Olive Oil
- Sea Salt
Add 2 eggs to a sauce pan, fill the pan with enough water to cover the eggs by 1 inch and heat it with a high heat
Once the water begins to boil, place a lid on top and turn off the heat, let sit for 12 minutes, then drain the water and run cold water on the eggs
Peel the eggs and cut into quarters
Cut 3 heirloom tomatoes into wedges, about 6 wedges fom each tomato
Cut 1/4 cup black pitted olives into thin slices
Using a shallow bowl, add 1/2 cup arugula to the bowl, decorate the tomato wedges on top of the arugula, evenly distribute the egg quarters, decorate 6 anchovies in the center of the bowl, sprinkle the sliced black olives, season with sea salt, and drizzle with extra virgin Spanish olive oil
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