Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Greek Lettuce Wraps

Life has been pretty hectic lately! We are trying get a lot of last minute wedding things done like favors, papery, practicing our dance moves (oo lala) and just all the other day to day things! Did I mention as well we’ve been hitting up the gym like crazy people?! We are down to 38 days! Yikes!

The other night, after an intense gym class, sports conditioning at Gold’s Gym, the last thing I wanted to do was cook. So I looked in the fridge and threw this together. I had read a similar recipe in Giada’s new cookbook, which is fabulous! The end result tasted like a deliciously dressed Greek Salad!

It was a touch light, so Paul says, but it was perfect for me J

                                            Greek Lettuce Wraps
Serves 4-5
Adapted from Giada’s Feel Good Cookbook

For the Dressing:

Juice from half a lemon

¼ cup of extra virgin olive oil

2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar

1 garlic clove chopped

½ teaspoon of salt

1 teaspoon of pepper

For the Wraps:

1 cup grilled chicken

1 cup of arugula

10 green olives chopped

2 tablespoons of sun dried tomatoes in olive oil

¼ cup of feta cheese

Half of a fennel bulb chopped

Half of an avocado chopped

Chopped parsley

Chopped basil

8 butter lettuce leaves


   1.  In a small bowl mix apple cider vinegar, oil, lemon, garlic, salt and pepper together.
   2. In a large bowl mix chicken, arugula, sundried tomatoes, feta cheese, green olives, fennel, avocado, parsley, basil, salt and pepper.
  3. Slowly pour the dressing over the chicken mixture and mix together.
  4.  Place about ½ cup of mixture over butter lettuce.
  5. Serve and enjoy!


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    1. They were delicious Jo!! I could have eaten them all week 👍👍


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