Vegetable Salad With Feta Cheese
medium potatoes, peeled, sliced 1/4" thick
fresh red peppers, seeds removed, cut into halves
medium zucchini squash, sliced 1/4" thick
small eggplant, sliced 1/4" thick
medium onion, sliced
oil for brushing
tbsp olive oil
tbsp lemon juice
tbsp cold water
large garlic clove, minced
tbsp fresh basil leaves, chopped
and ground pepper to taste
cup feta cheese, crumbled
teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped
Prepare vegetables and
brush with vegetable oil, set aside.
Preheat grill (medium
high) and grill vegetables 3 to 5 minutes each side or until tender.
Remove from grill, set
aside to cool.
4. In a
with a lid or small bottle mix all ingredients for the dressing.
red peppers on smaller
in a large salad bowl, add prepared dressing. Toss to coat.
with crumbled feta
cheese and fresh thyme. Garnish with some extra
mint and black olives.
with fresh Italian
Bread or garlic bread.
an array of colorful
fruits and vegetables as fresh as possible to get the full range of
vitamins and minerals before they have chance to deteriorate. For this
reason, as well as for economy, get into the habit of shopping and
seasonally when fruits and vegetables are at their best and cheapest.
with fresh herbs like dill, basil or tarragon. They'll work wonders as
seasonings and let you cut back on using salt.
carbohydrates are economical, tasty, and they will fill you up while
valuable vitamins and minerals to your diet. They should make up about
50% of your daily energy intake. More...
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