food matters monday – mediterranean cobb salad

day in the park with fam and super delicious lunchbox (Sara’spicked recipe from Mark Bittman book ”Food that Matters Cook book”) – mediterranean cobb salad with a lot of greens, energy and tasty Holand’s tomatoes…

challenging day – first steps in rollerskating



mediterranean cobb salad
4 servings
30 minutes
1/3 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons wine vinegar, or to taste
3 anchovy fillets, with a bit of their oil (or use more capers)
1 tablespoon capers, with a bit of their brine
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
4 cups mache lettuce or another lettuce u like
4 cups arugula
1 cup cooked or canned chickpeas
12 cherry tomatoes, sliced in halved
1 small red onion, halved and thinly sliced
½ cup crumbled Gorgonzola (or without)
¼ cup pumpkin seeds
combine the oil, vinegar, anchovies, capers, parsley, and black pepper in a blender and turn the machine on; a creamy emulsion will form within 30 seconds. taste and add more vinegar or pepper if necessary.
put the greens on the plates and spoon the other ingredients around it in rows or mounds. just before serving, drizzle the top with the vinaigrette, toss it at the table, and serve.



  1. Sara @ Pidges Pantry April 22, 2013 at 13:22

    YUM! Looks like an awesome day at the park with a perfect lunch! So glad everyone loved this pick and I love your addition of pumpkin seeds!

    • Anita Dobre April 23, 2013 at 11:53

      from now I began my own challenge – every day one new tasty vegan salad :)

  2. Lexi April 22, 2013 at 20:24

    Love your post Anita!

    • Anita Dobre April 23, 2013 at 11:54

      tnx :) it was great day and super tasty salad :)

  3. Evi April 23, 2013 at 13:08

    That looks and sounds like a great day in the park! What adorable kids- I remember those days, trying to balance and not fall! And the apple looks so juicy and delicious!!!

    • Anita Dobre April 24, 2013 at 07:57

      Tnx Evi, I love to spent day with my fan :)

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