Mediterranean Black Pearl Medley® Shaker Salad - K-12 Foodservice

Mediterranean Black Pearl Medley® Shaker Salad - K-12 Foodservice

Recipe developed by InHarvest Chef Coleen Donnelly specifically for school menus.

InHarvest Products Used

Ingredients:

Yield: 17 servings

Each portion provides 2 grain/bread servings, 1 cup vegetable (½ cup red/orange, ½ cup other), 2.5 oz. eq. meat/alt.

  • 2 lbs.    InHarvest Black Pearl Medley®
  • 1 c.       lemon juice
  • 4 t.       oregano, dried
  • 1¾ T.    kosher salt
  • 2¼ t.     black pepper
  • 1 c.       olive oil
  • 8½ c.    cucumbers, diced
  • 8.5 oz.  feta cheese crumbles
  • 8½ c.    carrots, shredded
  • 8½ c.    garbanzo beans

Directions:

  1. Cook InHarvest Black Pearl Medley according to package directions.
  2. Cool completely on a sheet pan.
  3. Whisk together the lemon juice, oregano, salt, pepper and oil.
  4. Fill 2-oz. dressing cups with 1/8 c. of dressing and cover each with the lid.
  5. Layer ingredients into 16-oz. cups as follows:
  • 1 c. Black Pearl Medley
  • ½ c. cucumbers
  • .5 oz. feta cheese (about 1/8 c.)
  • ½ c. carrots
  • ½ c. garbanzo beans
  1. Cover the cup with the flat lid. Place the dressing cup on top of the flat lid. Place the domed lid on top of the salad cup and press to seal.
  2. To make the salad, remove lids from the cup. Pour contents of the dressing container into the cup. Replace the domed lid only and shake the salad until ingredients are mixed.

Nutrition Facts

Per serving: 509 cal., 17 g pro., 71 g carb., 15 g fiber, 19 g fat, 4 g sat. fat, 13 mg chol., 788 mg sod.

Note: For each salad, you will need a 16-oz. clear cup with a flat no-slot lid and a domed no-hole lid, as well as a 2-oz. portion cup with lid.