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Tomato cucumber salad with Italian dressing

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Serves
Serves:
4
Serving Size
Serving Size:
1/4 of prepared recipe
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Ingredients

Ingredients

3 tomatoes, diced

1 cucumber, peeled and sliced

1/2 cup onion, finely chopped

1 bell pepper, diced 

1 stalk celery, finely diced    

Optional: 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped

1/2 cup bottled or homemade Italian salad dressing, lowfat (see recipes on back)

Directions

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients for the salad.
  2. Mix all the ingredients for the dressing.
  3. When salad is mixed, place in the refrigerator. Serve chilled with the dressing.
  4. Refrigerate leftovers.
Tips and Variations
Tips and Variations

Try these easy salad dressing recipes:

  • Fat free dressing: 1/2 cup water, 2 tablespoons white vinegar, 2 tablespoons sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon salt.
  • Italian dressing: 1/4 cup olive oil, 1/2 cup water, 6 tablespoons cider or red wine vinegar, 2 teaspoons sugar, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard, 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning, 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper.
  • Lemon olive oil dressing: 1/4 cup olive oil, 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice, 1 teaspoon sugar, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper.
Nutritional Info

Nutritional Info

Serves 4
Amount per serving
Calories
75
Total Fat
2.4 g
Saturated Fat
0.34 g
Cholesterol
0 mg
Sodium
319 mg
Total Carbohydrates
13 g
Dietary Fiber
3 g
Total Sugar
8 g
Protein
2 g
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Time to make
Time to make:
20 minutes preparation
Recipe Credit
Recipe Credit:
Adapted from the United States Department of Agriculture
Category
Category:
Salads
Special Criteria
Special Criteria:
Vegetarian

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