Dr. Ali’s Middle Eastern Salad

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Dr. Ali's Middle Eastern Salad

By Dr. Ali Zentner

Makes 4 servings

*As seen on page 202 of The Weight-Loss Prescription

Ingredients

1 cup Israeli couscous
2 tomatoes
2 english cucumbers
1 red onion
20 pitted kalamata olives
1 can chick peas (low salt) drained and rinsed
1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
2 T olive oil
Juice of 2 lemons
1 cup fresh mint, chopped
Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Prepare coucous as per package instructions. Rinse with cool water. Dice all vegetables into bite sized pieces. Place into a large container with lid. Add chick peas, vinegar, olive oil, lemon juice, and mint. Place lid on container and shake.

Nutritional analysis (per serving)
Calories = 377
Fat = 8.5 grams
Carbohydrate = 61 grams
Protein = 7 grams
Fibre = 8.5 grams

 

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