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Summer Salad
Source: The Joslin Diabetes Quick and Easy Cookbook. Copyright ©1998 by Francis Towner Giedt, Bonnie Sanders Polin, and Joslin Diabetes Center

A fresh combination of tomato, cucumber, and pepper topped with balsamic vinegar.

Rating:
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 2 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 181.1
Total Carbs 23.6 g
Dietary Fiber 3.8 g
Sugars 7.6 g
Total Fat 8.3 g
Saturated Fat 1.2 g
Unsaturated Fat 1.0 g
Potassium 492.2 mg
Protein 3.9 g
Sodium 116.1 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 1/2 Fat , 2 1/2 Vegetables , 1 Starch
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Servings
Ingredients

Dressing
0 1/2 tbsp  shallots, chopped
0 1/4 tsp  minced garlic
1 tbsp  olive oil
1 tbsp  balsamic vinegar
0.125 tsp  salt
1 pinch  black pepper

Salad
1 each  large tomato
1 each  Onion, red, fresh, small, whole
1 each  small cucumber, peeled
1 each  small red bell peppers
6 each  fresh basil leaves
1 cup  plain croutons
4 each  pitted calamata olives
Directions
  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the dressing ingredients. Set aside to allow the flavors to blend while you make the salad.
  2. In a medium salad bowl, combine the tomato, onion, cucumber, bell pepper, and basil. Drizzle with the dressing and toss to coat evenly.
  3. Add the croutons and olives (if using). Toss again. Let the salad sit at room temperature for at least 15 minutes before serving. Toss again just before serving.

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