Israeli Salad

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Israeli salad can typically be found at the many falafel street stands all over Israel. It is served on its own as a side dish or inside a pita sandwich wrap. This fresh, light, and colorful salad is sure to become a favorite for your family. Chopped tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, and parsley combine with a drizzled dressing of lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, and mint leaves. Goes great in a pita with falafel, hummus, and tahini, but also works as a side dish with any middle eastern, Greek, or even north African food.

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Prep Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
Servings:
5
Yield:
5 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 cucumbers, diced

  • 4 roma (plum) tomatoes, seeded and diced

  • 5 green onions, sliced

  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced

  • cup chopped garlic

  • 1 cup chopped fresh parsley

  • ½ cup minced fresh mint leaves

  • ½ cup olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon salt

  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Toss the cucumbers, tomatoes, onions, bell pepper, garlic, parsley, and mint together in a bowl. Drizzle the olive oil and lemon juice over the salad and toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper to serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

272 Calories
22g Fat
18g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 272
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 29%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Sodium 1415mg 62%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 70mg 349%
Calcium 101mg 8%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 694mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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