Recipes

Mixed salads

Quick and Light Greek Salad

Ingredients:

  • 3 cucumbers, halved, seeds removed, and sliced (remove peel if desired)
  • 3/4 cup crumbled, reduced-fat feta cheese (or substitute blue cheese)
  • 1/2 cup sliced, canned black olives, drained
  • 3 cups diced Roma tomatoes (or another type of vine-ripened tomato, or cherry tomato halves)
  • 1/3 cup julienne sun-dried tomatoes, oil only lightly drained off (you want some oil because this is the dressing)
  • 2/3 cup chopped red onion

Preparation:
1. Add all the ingredients to a salad bowl and gently toss.
2. Cover bowl and chill in refrigerator until ready to serve.

Yield:
8 servings

Nutritional Information:
Per serving: 80 calories, 4 g protein, 9 g carbohydrate, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat, 1 g monounsaturated fat, 0.3 g polyunsaturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 2.1 g fiber, 205 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 41%.

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