Mediterranean Broccoli Salad

Makes 8 Servings

INGREDIENTS:

• 3 heads fresh broccoli, chopped
• 1 red onion, chopped
• 3 (6 ounce) cans jumbo black olives, sliced
• 2 (6.5 ounce) jars marinated artichoke hearts, sliced
• 3 large tomatoes, chopped
• 3 bunches green onions, chopped
• 1 (8 ounce) bottle Italian-style salad dressing

DIRECTIONS:

Combine the broccoli, red onion, olives, artichoke hearts, tomatoes and green onions in a bowl.
Add the dressing, toss, cover and refrigerate for 24 hours before serving.

Calories: 352
Total Fat: 28.1g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 982mg
Total Carbs: 26.1g
Dietary Fiber: 8.6g
Protein: 6.4g

Sweet and Sour Tomato Salad

Makes 6 Servings

INGREDIENTS:

• 7 tomatoes
• 1 small yellow onion
• 1/2 cup white sugar
• 1/2 cup distilled white vinegar
• 1/2 cup vegetable oil
• salt and pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS:

Slice the tomatoes thinly. Cut the onion in half, then thinly slice into half-circles. In a large bowl, combine tomatoes, onion, sugar, vinegar, oil, salt and pepper. Serve at room temperature.

Calories: 272
Total Fat: 18.9g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 6mg
Total Carbs: 25.8g
Dietary Fiber: 1.4g
Protein: 1.3g

Healthy Greek Salad

Makes 6 Servings

INGREDIENTS:

• 3 large ripe tomatoes, chopped
• 2 cucumbers, peeled and chopped
• 1 small red onion, chopped
• 1/4 cup olive oil
• 4 teaspoons lemon juice
• 1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
• salt and pepper to taste
• 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
• 6 black Greek olives, pitted and sliced

DIRECTIONS:

Combine tomatoes, cucumber, and onion in a bowl. Sprinkle with oil, lemon juice, oregano, and salt and pepper to taste. Sprinkle feta cheese and olives over salad.

Calories: 190
Total Fat: 15.8g
Cholesterol: 22mg
Sodium: 350mg
Total Carbs: 8.8g
Dietary Fiber: 1.9g
Protein: 5g

Exotic Chicken Salad

Makes 10 Servings

INGREDIENTS:

• 1 honeydew melon
• 6 cups cubed, cooked chicken meat
• 2 cups chopped celery
• 2 cups seedless grapes
• 1 (8 ounce) can sliced water chestnuts
• 1/2 cup sour cream
• 1/2 cup plain yogurt
• 1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder
• salt and pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS:

Cut melon in half, and remove seeds. Cut into bite-size pieces.
Add chicken, celery, grapes and water chestnuts.
Wisk together sour cream, yogurt, and curry powder in a small bowl. Gently stir into salad. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve.
Calories: 244
Total Fat: 6.4g
Cholesterol: 69mg
Sodium: 94mg
Total Carbs: 22.6g
Dietary Fiber: 2.2g
Protein: 25g

Cucumber Salad

Makes 8 Servings

INGREDIENTS:

• Cucumbers, thinly sliced
• 1 small white onion, thinly sliced
• 1 cup white vinegar
• 1/2 cup water
• 3/4 cup white sugar
• 1 tablespoon dried dill, or to taste

DIRECTIONS:

Combine cucumbers and onion in a large bowl. Add the vinegar, water and sugar to a saucepan and cook over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil, and pour over the cucumber and onions. Stir in dill, cover, and chill at least 30 min.

Calories: 77
Total Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 2mg
Total Carbs: 19.7g
Dietary Fiber: 0.2g
Protein: 0.2g


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