heavenly villagio marzano® salad with grilled chicken, spinach, red grapes & chickpeas
Author: Chef D. Brown
Ingredients
  • 1 lb Village Farms heavenly villagio marzano® tomatoes, cut in halves lengthwise
  • ¼ cup Extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 Chicken breasts, grilled & sliced
  • 1 lb Spinach, blanched & chopped
  • 1 cup Red grapes, cut in halves
  • 1 cup Chickpeas, cooked
  • ½ cup Herb dressing
  • ½ cup Feta cheese
  • ½ tsp Black pepper
  • ¼ tsp Sea salt
Instructions
  1. Put a pot of salted water on to boil and prepare an ice bath.
  2. While you're waiting for the water to boil and the pan to heat up, brush the chicken breasts with some of the olive oil, and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Heat a grill pan, bbq, or heavy skillet to high heat and grill chicken to 100% cooked – cool, slice, and set aside.
  4. Once your water has reached a boil, place spinach in water for 30 seconds then transfer immediately to ice bath. After Squeeze out excess water, rough chop spinach, and reserve.
  5. Cut the mini san marzano tomatoes and grapes into halves.
  6. Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl, toss with herb dressing, taste and re-season.
  7. Transfer to serving dish.
Recipe by Village Farms at http://villagefarms.com/recipes/heavenly-villagio-marzano-recipe-5