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Healthy Yummy-ness: How To Make The Israeli Salad

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I like food… maybe a little too much of it which of course is evident on the scales when I have the nerve to get on it. My cringe factor however is not about gaining weight, because lucky for me I stay within a healthy weight range. The concern for me is to eat healthy, make a conscious effort to eat healthy the best I can. So I found a nice and simple slightly spicy salad recipe on Feasting At Home that would be great.

Israeli Salad Recipe
 
 
Prep time
20 mins
Total time
20 mins
 
A refreshing chopped Middle Eastern salad, called Israeli Salad, that is vegan and gluten free and goes perfectly with grilled chicken shawarma.
 
Author: Sylvia Fountaine | Feasting at Home Blog
Recipe type: salad
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Serves: 4-6
Ingredients
  • 2 extra large tomatoes
  • 1 English cucumber
  • ½ medium red onion
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 yellow bell pepper
  • Herbs (parsley, mint or cilantro, or a mix)
  • zest of one lemon
  • Lemon juice (start with ½ a lemon, more to taste)
  • 4 Tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
 
Instructions
  1. Chop the first 6 ingredients into a very small fine dice. The smaller, the better.
  2. Place in a large bowl and toss with the lemon zest, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper.
  3. Can be served with chicken

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Credit: Feasting At Home

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