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Easy Greek salad

12:30 AM, Apr 6, 2010   |    comments
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Warm weather makes me want to eat my veggies. I like to buy sweet tomatos and crisp cucumbers. Toss in some tangy feta cheese, kalamata olives and you have an easy, Greek salad.

This salad is a great way to cut back on eating meat every day. You can always add grilled chicken to it, but the flavors are strong, you won't miss it.

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You can always add grilled chicken or beans to this salad too.

Here's what you need:

Ingredients:

4 large ripe tomatos--chopped

2 medium cucumbers--seeded & chopped

1 purple onion peeled & chopped

1 bundle fresh cilantro--chopped fine

4 oz. low-fat feta cheese (or fresh goat's milk cheese you can crumble. It's easier to digest. I found it at Whole Foods Market)

2 cloves fresh garlic--chopped fine or use garlic press

2 Tbsp dried oregano

2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice

Tbsp extra virgin olive oil

1 cup black pitted kalamata olives

Sea salt & black pepper to taste.

Place cut vegetables and herbs in a bowl. Drizzle lemon juice and olive oil over salad. Add olives & toss gently.

That's it! You can eat this salad the next day for lunch. It will stay crisp.

 

 

Heather Van Nest, Heather's Natural Health

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