Mediterranean Vegetable Salad

Mediterranean Vegetable Salad

This quick salad takes advantage of the bounty of the season.

Serves 4

3 cups chopped fresh tomatoes
2 cups chopped cucumbers
1 1/2 oz shredded reduced-fat Mozzarella cheese (1/3 cup)
1 Tablespoon chopped fresh parsley or 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
1/3 cup fat-free Italian dressing (40 calories per a tablespoon)

In a large bowl combine tomatoes, cucumbers, Mozzarella cheese and parsley. Add Italian dressing. Mix gently to combine. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Each serving equals:
HE: 1 2/3 Vegetable, 1/3 Protein, 5 Optional Calories
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47 Calories, 1gm Fat, 3gm Protein,
6gm Carbohydrate, 206mg Sodium
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DIABETIC: 1 Vegetable

"Healthy Exchanges Food Newsletter, September 1994, pg. 6."

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