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Marinated Artichoke Salad

Marinated Artichoke Salad
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The following recipe and photography was provided by recipe developer and food photographer, Ashley Durand of Plate & Pen.

Sometimes all it takes is a simple salad to make your taste buds sing! Perfect as a side dish or as a light, prep-ahead lunch for the week ahead, this Marinated Artichoke Salad is bound to leave your taste buds belting.

Marinated Artichoke Salad Ingredients in a Serving Bowl with Gold and White Serving Spoons, a Green Cloth Napkin and a Glass Jar of Balsamic Dressing

The word “marinade” may lead to you to believe that this salad requires downtime between when you make it and eat it, but that’s not the case with this recipe. Thanks to Heinen’s marinated quartered artichoke hearts, you can assemble and enjoy this salad in no more than 20 minutes! Imported from Spain, pre-quartered and packaged in a flavorful marinade, these artichokes are the perfect way to build big flavor with little effort. Even better, they’re extremely cost effective, so you save time and money!

Tossed with juicy grape tomatoes, crisp cucumbers and lettuce, feta, basil and a simple homemade balsamic dressing, save this refreshing salad recipe for the next time you need a flavorful pick-me-up.

A Close up Image of a Marinated Artichoke Salad in a Serving Bowl

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • It’s Made from High-Quality, Cost-Effective Ingredients. All of the ingredients in this recipe come from Heinen’s, and many of them fall under the Heinen’s brand including the marinated artichokes, balsamic vinegar, honey, spices and more. Heinen’s believes that you have to “find the best to sell the best,” so their product experts hand-source every item that wears the Heinen’s label to ensure it meets their strict standards for quality and price. Speaking of price, on average, customers save at least 25% when purchasing Heinen’s brand compared to national brands. Talk about a bang for your buck!
  • It’s Quick to Make and Great for Meal Prep. Thanks to the pre-marinated and quartered artichoke hearts, this recipe comes together in a matter of minutes with minimal chopping and mixing. It also keeps well and intensifies in flavor the longer it sits, so make a big batch to store in the fridge and enjoy as a meal-prepped lunch! Pro tip: If meal prepping, keep the lettuce separate until you’re ready to enjoy so it doesn’t get soggy.
  • It’s Not Your Average Green Salad. Getting your daily dose of leafy greens is important, and lettuce-based salads are a great way to do that, but if you’re craving something more exciting, the unique blend of textures in this salad is sure to keep your taste buds on their toes.

Marinated Artichoke Salad

Marinated Artichoke Salad


For the Salad

  • 2 cans Heinen’s marinated quartered artichoke hearts
  • 1 carton cherry tomatoes on the vine
  • 3-4 mini cucumbers, chopped
  • 2 cups radicchio + lettuce, chopped
  • 1 package Heinen’s crumbled feta cheese
  • Fresh basil, chopped

For the Dressing

  • 1/3 cup Heinen’s extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. Heinen’s balsamic vinegar of Modena
  • 3 Tbsp. Heinen’s honey
  • 1 tsp. Heinen’s dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. Heinen’s crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 garlic clove, minced


  1. Add all of the dressing ingredients to a bowl or measuring cup and whisk until combined. Set aside.
  2. Drain the artichoke hearts and add transfer them to a large mixing bowl. Add the tomatoes and most of the marinade. Reserve some of the marinade to drizzle over the salad before serving.
  3. To a large serving bowl, add the chopped radicchio, lettuce and cucumbers followed by the marinated artichoke and tomato mixture.
  4. Add the feta and chopped basil. Gently toss.
  5. Finish with an extra drizzle of the dressing, if desired, and enjoy!

Marinated Artichoke Salad in a Serving Bowl with Gold and White Serving Spoons, a Green Cloth Napkin and a Glass Jar of Balsamic Dressing

Ashley Durand

By Ashley Durand

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