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Cucumber Tomato Chunky Cheese Salad With Jumbo Croutons

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  Olive oil 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  White wine vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped fresh basil 2 Teaspoon
  Chopped fresh oregano 1 Teaspoon
  Granulated sugar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  English cucumbers 2
  Red onion 1 Large
  Sweet red pepper 1
  Sweet green pepper 1
  Havarti cheese 3⁄4 Pound
  Pitted black olives 20 Large
  Cherry tomatoes 2 Pound
  Chopped fresh parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Croutons 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Large)

In large salad bowl, whisk together oil and vinegar; stir in basil, oregano, sugar, and salt and pepper to taste.
Trim cucumbers. With vegetable peeler, peel off strips 1/2 inch (1 cm) apart to create stripes. Cut into large chunks and add to bowl.
Slice onion thinly; add to bowl. Cut red and green peppers into 1/2-inch (1 cm) dice; add to bowl. Cut cheese into 1-inch (2.5 cm) cubes; quarter olives lengthwise. Add cheese and olives to bowl along with tomatoes and parsley; toss to combine. (Salad can be covered and refrigerated for up to 12 hours.) To serve, toss with croutons.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2981 Calories from Fat 1948

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 224 g344.1%

Saturated Fat 82.6 g413%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 300 mg100%

Sodium 5048.2 mg210.3%

Total Carbohydrates 141 g47.1%

Dietary Fiber 23 g92.1%

Sugars 69.5 g

Protein 91 g182.8%

Vitamin A 380.7% Vitamin C 872.7%

Calcium 274.3% Iron 28.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cucumber Tomato Chunky Cheese Salad With Jumbo Croutons Recipe