This hearty Greek-style chicken sausage salad is full of wonderfully fresh flavors, and is so quick to prepare. Simply grill sausages and toss with the salad.

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Summer is all about light and hearty meals that don’t heat up the kitchen. The last thing I want to do on a hot summer day is stand at the stove and make dinner.

Salads are the perfect summer meal that not only are quick and easy but are also filling.

A lot of people think that salads can get boring but the best thing about salads are that the possibilities are really endless. Start with a green, leafy base, add a ton of fresh veggies, add a little protein, and don’t forget the cheese!

I’ve had the idea for this Greek Salad for a while now. I love the heartiness of the romaine lettuce and the bite of the creamy balsamic vinaigrette. And you can’t forget about the feta cheese!

But the real star of this salad is the Open Nature® Smoked Chicken Apple Sausage!

Open Nature is all-around goodness that helps people live a clean, natural lifestyle and feel good about themselves.

Open Nature provides high quality, minimally processed products for the well-being of your family, friends, pets, and the environment. Quality and satisfaction guaranteed or your money back!

Open Nature products are available in my area exclusively at my local ACME Markets, and you can also find them exclusively at all  Albertsons Companies family of stores, including Albertsons, Safeway, Jewel-Osco, Vons, Pavilions, Randalls, Tom Thumb, Shaw’s, Star Market, and Carrs/Safeway.

Visit ACMEMarkets.com to find a store near you and discover more meal prep tips and recipe ideas.

TIPS FOR MAKING AND SERVING GREEK SALAD WITH CREAMY BALSAMIC VINAIGRETTE:

— Grill your Open Nature Smoked Chicken Apple Sausage ahead of time! You can either serve this salad with the chicken sausage warm or chilled. It’s really up to your liking.

— The dressing is very simple and lite, but is packed with tangy flavor! You can make this Creamy Balsamic Vinaigrette as a single serving or for a crowd. Just whisk equal parts Open Nature® Balsamic Vinaigrette and Open Nature® Plain Nonfat Greek Yogurt Strained.

— This salad keeps really well if you make it ahead of time. Make sure to cool down the sausages before you add them to the salad and dress your salad before eating.

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IT’S SUPER EASY TO MAKE THIS GREEK SALAD WITH CREAMY BALSAMIC VINAIGRETTE!

Greek Salad with Creamy Balsamic Vinaigrette

You don’t need any special kitchen equipment to make this Creamy Balsamic Vinaigrette so there’s no excuse not to make it right now!

This Greek Salad is made with Open Nature products found at ACME Markets! Open Nature food products are clean and free-from 110 ingredients like antibiotics, nitrates, sulfites, benzoates and MSG-type ingredients.

I love that Open Nature products are prepared with as little processing as possible. With Open Nature, I can feel good about using the products for myself, my family and the planet.

NOW THAT YOU HAVE YOUR COOKING ESSENTIALS, YOU ARE READY TO MAKE THIS GREEK SALAD WITH CREAMY BALSAMIC VINAIGRETTE!

Greek Salad with Creamy Balsamic Vinaigrette

Ingredients

  • 1 package Open Nature® Smoked Chicken Apple Sausage
  • 6 cups Romaine lettuce hearts, cut or torn into bite size pieces
  • 1/2 cucumber, sliced and halved
  • Kalamata pitted olives
  • 1/4 cup Feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup grape tomatoes

Creamy Balsamic Vinaigrette

  • Open Nature® Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Open Nature® Plain Nonfat Greek Yogurt Strained

Instructions

  1. Grill the Open Nature® Smoked Chicken Apple Sausage over a medium high grill, 5 minutes per side. Slice on the diagonal 1/4" thick.
  2. Set up the salad in a serving bowl or platter and arrange the grilled sausage slices over the Romaine lettuce. Top with the cucumber, olives, feta cheese, red onions, tomatoes.

Creamy Balsamic Vinaigrette

  1. Whisk equal parts Open Nature® Balsamic Vinaigrette and Open Nature® Plain Nonfat Greek Yogurt Strained. Drizzle on salad.

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