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Marijo's Summer Salad

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Here's a fresh and tasty entrée you can prepare in no time at all.
Ingredients
  Cucumber 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Honeydew melon 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Cherry tomatoes 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Red onion 1⁄2 Medium
  Black olives 8 Medium
  Feta cheese 2 Ounce, cut into pieces
  Fresh basil leaves 4 Medium, chopped
For the vinaigrette
  Garlic cloves 2 Medium, grated
  Balsamic vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Sea salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Extra virgin olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Fresh ground pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Dice cucumber and honey melon and set aside.
2. Cut cherry tomatoes into two and set them aside.
3. Slice the onions and cut the black olives into pieces. Keep them aside.

MAKING
To prepare the Salad:
4. Into a large bowl, put the grated garlic cloves. Add balsamic vinegar and sea salt, mix well.
5. Add extra virgin olive oil and continue mixing.
6. Add in the tomatoes, cucumber, melon, olives and red onions and mix well.
7. Incorporate feta cheese and basil leaves. Top is with some freshly ground black pepper. You may place the salad in the refrigerator for an hour before serving.

SERVING
8. Serve chilled or as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Salad
Interest: 
Summer, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Cucumber
Restriction: 
Low Carb, Low Cholesterol
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 141 Calories from Fat 79

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.7%

Saturated Fat 1.8 g9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 8.4 mg2.8%

Sodium 300.7 mg12.5%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g5.9%

Sugars 8.9 g

Protein 3 g5.4%

Vitamin A 12.2% Vitamin C 42.1%

Calcium 7.4% Iron 2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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