“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Diabetic Greek Salad Recipe

August 16, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is a Diabetic Greek Salad Recipe. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Tomatoes, Cucumber, Onion, Kalamata Olives, Capers, Parsley, and Crumbled Reduced-Fat Feta Cheese. Also included is a recipe for the Dressing. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Diabetic Greek Salad Recipe
Crunchy and refreshing, this low-carb authentic Greek recipe is the perfect complement to any Mediterranean-themed meal.

Ingredients
Preparation time: 20 minutes

2 large tomatoes, thickly sliced
1 medium cucumber (about 7 inches long), thinly sliced
1 small onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings
1/3 cup Kalamata olives
2 teaspoons capers
1/4 cup chopped parsley
1/4 cup crumbled reduced-fat Feta cheese
Dressing:
1 clove garlic, crushed (or 1 teaspoon bottled garlic)
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup fresh-squeezed lemon juice
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

Directions
Yield: 6 servings
Serving size: 1/6 of salad

1 – Combine tomato slices, cucumber slices, and onion rings on a large platter or in a large bowl. Top with olives, capers, parsley, and crumbled Feta.

2 – Place garlic, pepper, and lemon juice in a food processor or blender and pulse 4 times. With the food processor or blender running (hold lid partially over top of blender to keep ingredients from splashing out), carefully pour oil in a slow, steady stream, processing until smooth. Pour dressing over salad and serve (if salad is in a bowl, toss gently to coat).

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 130 calories, Carbohydrates: 8 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 10 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Sodium: 220 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/salads/greek-salad/

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