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Nutrition Facts
Hearty Tomato Cucumber Salad
Amount per Serving
Calories
343
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
28
g
43
%
Saturated Fat
 
4
g
25
%
Sodium
 
11
mg
0
%
Potassium
 
422
mg
12
%
Carbohydrates
 
22
g
7
%
Fiber
 
5
g
21
%
Sugar
 
6
g
7
%
Protein
 
4
g
8
%
Vitamin A
 
2059
IU
41
%
Vitamin C
 
67
mg
81
%
Calcium
 
38
mg
4
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Hearty Tomato Cucumber Salad

Servings: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups cooked whole grain or pasta of choice
  • 2 cups ripe tomatoes chopped
  • 2 cups cucumbers peeled (optional), diced
  • 1 cup bell pepper any color, diced
  • 1/2 cup red onion thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh mint chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley chopped
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Cook whole grain or pasta according to directions; let cool.
  • Mix together the grain or pasta with the tomatoes, cucumber, bell pepper, red onion, mint and parsley.
  • Thoroughly combine the olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper for the dressing.
  • Toss the salad with the dressing and let marinate in refrigerator for one hour.
  • Adjust seasoning and dressing to desired taste and texture.
Nutrition Benefit: better digestion, better mental clarity, better sleep, body repair, boost immune system, boost self confidence, consistent energy, improve hydration, minimize headaches, promote eye health, reduce inflammation, stress reduction
Category: salads, dairy-free, vegan, vegetarian, diabetic-friendly