This tasty side salad has many of the traditional bright and fresh flavors of Mediterranean cuisine. It's a perfect sidekick for grilled chicken and a good way to make use of summer's garden bounty.
Simple Persian Salad
Calories88 Per Serving
Protein3g Per Serving
Fiber3g Per Serving
Cost Per Serving$1.77
|Total Fat||4.0 g|
|Saturated Fat||0.5 g|
|Trans Fat||0.0 g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||0.5 g|
|Monounsaturated Fat||2.5 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||13 g|
|Dietary Fiber||3 g|
|Added Sugars||0 g|
2 medium cucumbers, unpeeled, seeded, and diced
4 medium tomatoes, seeded and diced
1 medium red onion, diced
2 tablespoons fat-free feta cheese, crumbled
1/4 cup chopped fresh mint or parsleyOR
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon dried mint or parsley, crumbled
Juice of 2 medium limes
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon pepper
In a small bowl, stir together the cucumber, tomatoes, onion, feta, and mint. Refrigerate, covered, for 20 minutes.
In a small bowl, whisk together the lime juice, oil and pepper.
Pour over the cucumber mixture, tossing to coat.