Tangy Italian Salad


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Firm ripe tomatoes are combined with cool cucumbers and crisp lettuce leaves tossed in low fat basil flavoured vinaigrette. Tomatoes provide vitamin A and fibre while lettuce and cucumbers contribute fibre as well as vitamin C and iron.

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Serves 4.
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For the salad
2 cups tomatoes, quatered and deseeded
1 cup cucumber, sliced
2 cups lettuce leaves, torn into pieces

To be mixed into a dressing
1 tsp crushed garlic (lehsun)
1 tsp chopped fresh basil leaves
1 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp olive oil
salt and black pepper (kalimirch) powder to taste

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a salad bowl and chill thoroughly.
  2. Just before serving, add the dressing and toss well.
  3. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values per serving
200 gm54 kcal2.6 gm6.8 gm1.8 gm1077.0 mcg35.5 mg88.2 mg2.6 mg27.7 mcg1.3 gm
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