Archive for June, 2014

Minted Tomato Salad

Sunday, June 1st, 2014
Minted Tomato Salad

Minted Tomato Salad

A simple but delicious, low calorie, no cholesterol, low sodium salad that is vegan and vegetarian friendly. It is perfect for entertaining.

Ingredients:

2 tbsp olive oil

1 tbsp red wine vinegar

1/8 tsp salt (optional)

1-1/4 lb tomatoes, sliced

1/2 tsp mint, or 1 Tbsp fresh, chopped

1/2 lb red leaf lettuce, or romaine lettuce

Directions:

Arrange tomato slices on a platter. Combine remaining ingredients, except lettuce, in a jar with a tight-fitting lid. Shake vigorously. Pour dressing over tomatoes and toss gently. Serve on a bed of lettuce.

Serves 4

Nutrition Facts:

Nutrition (per serving) Calories 95; % Calories From Fat 68.2%; Total Fat 7.2g; Saturated Fats 1g; Mono-unsaturated Fats 5g; Poly-unsaturated Fats 0.8g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 95mg; Total Carbohydrates 6.9g; Dietary Fiber 2.2g; Sugar 4g; Protein 2g.

More Information:

Vitamins:

Thiamin B1 0.089mg
Vitamin B12 0mcg
Vitamin K 95mcg
Vitamin A 5400IU
Niacin B3 1mg
Pantothenic Acid 0.21mg
Riboflavin B2 0.071mg
Vitamin C 20mg
Vitamin D 0IU
Vitamin B6 0.17mg
Vitamin E 1.8mg
Choline 16mg

Minerals:

Manganese 0.28mg
Magnesium 23mg
Calcium 33mg
Zinc 0.36mg
Phosphorus 50mg
Copper 0.1mg
Fluoride 3.3mcg
Selenium 0.85mcg
Sodium 95mg
Potassium 440mg
Iron 1.1mg