Shepherd’s Salad

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Despite its rustic name, this salad makes a sophisticated addition to any meal.

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Ingredients

Salad

  • 4 large tomatoes, cubed
  • 3 mild green chilies, seeded and minced, or 1 green bell pepper, seeded and minced
  • 4 scallions, finely chopped
  • 1 English cucumber, diced
  • 10 sprigs fresh Italian parsley, finely chopped
  • 5 small radishes, optional, for garnish
  • 8 to10 black olives, optional, for garnish

Dressing

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 Tbs. white vinegar
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

Preparation

  1. To make the Salad: Mix together the tomatoes, chilies, scallions, cucumber and parsley in a large bowl.
  2. To make the Dressing: Beat together the olive oil, lemon juice and vinegar in a second bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Dress the salad. Peel the radishes, if using, in strips, and garnish the salad with radishes and black olives, if desired.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: Serves 6
  • Calories: 130
  • Carbohydrate Content: 11 g
  • Fat Content: 10 g
  • Fiber Content: 3 g
  • Protein Content: 2 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 1 g
  • Sodium Content: 10 mg
  • Sugar Content: 5 g