heavenly villagio marzano® – Recipe

heavenly villagio marzano® salad with grilled chicken, spinach, red grapes & chickpeas

Heavenly Villagio Marzano Salad
heavenly villagio marzano® salad with grilled chicken, spinach, red grapes & chickpeas
Author: 
Yields: 4 portions
Approx. prep time: 45 min
 
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.

herb dressing
Author: 
Yields: 2 Cups Approx. prep time: 10 min
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup Red wine vinegar
  • ½ cup Fresh mint
  • ½ cup Fresh basil
  • ¼ cup Fresh oregano
  • ¼ cup Fresh parsley
  • ½ tsp Black pepper
  • ¼ tsp Sea salt
Instructions
  1. Purée herbs and oil in food processor.
  2. Add vinegar, salt, and pepper to finish.
  3. Reserve. Keep refrigerated when not in use.

Print