Whether you’re looking for a cool summer side dish, potluck recipe or a refreshing lunch idea, here is a healthy Greek salad recipe that covers it all.
This Greek Cucumber and Tomato Salad includes some of the best vegetables that summer has to offer – tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions and bell peppers. Tossed with Kalamata olives and feta cheese in a light, flavorful dressing, it offers up delicious Greek flavors.
This Greek salad is easy to throw together and tastes even better when it marinates for a couple of hours. It’s filled with veggies, healthy fats and tons of flavor. Adding some tuna fish or chicken would make a great one-dish meal.
Make sure to add it to your easy summer sides repertoire.
Nutrition info (per serving): 196 calories, 17g fat (3g sat), 7mg cholesterol, 165mg sodium, 9g carbohydrates, 1.1g fiber, 2.5g protein
Erin Burch, MS, RDN, CDN is a registered dietitian nutritionist and certified dietitian nutritionist who maintains a private practice in Western New York. She encourages wellness through nutrition consultation and counseling, by integrating science-based nutrition with medical care and lifestyle, as a primary approach to both prevention and treatment. She specializes in weight management, pediatric nutrition, pre/postnatal nutrition, cardiovascular health, general wellness, and meal planning. She also counsels on vegetarian/vegan nutrition, sports nutrition, diabetes, and disease prevention. Erin has dedicated her career to revolutionizing food-as-medicine in treatment and prevention of disease.