Diabetes Quick Fix: Greek salad - GulfToday

Diabetes Quick Fix: Greek salad

Geek Salad

A Greek salad of tomato, cucumber and onion. TNS

Here’s a cool idea for a warm summer evening or just a quick sandwich supper. Tomato and onion are mixed together to make a tangy uncooked relish that captures their refreshing texture and flavor. The relish and roast beef make a tasty, colorful filling for a pita pocket.


1 teaspoon dried oregano

2 tablespoons reduced-fat vinaigrette dressing

2 cups peeled and sliced cucumber

2 cups seeded and sliced green bell pepper

10 green or black olives

Mix oregano and vinaigrette dressing in a medium-size salad bowl. Add the cucumber and green bell pepper slices and olives. Toss with dressing.

Look for oven-roasted choice top round roast beef, no salt added, that contains (per ounce) 45 calories, 1.7 g fat, 0.75 g saturated fat, 20 mg sodium (example: Boar’s Head brand)

Look for reduced-fat vinaigrette dressing containing (per tablespoon) 11 calories, 1 g fat, 4 mg sodium

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