Tomato Basil Salad

  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1 pint cherry, grape, or other salad tomatoes, halved (2 cups)
  • 1 large cucumber, chopped (2 cups)
  • 3 green onions, chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 1 small yellow bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 3 tablespoons crumbled, fat free feta cheese
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons white balsamic or white vinegar
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • Yield: 4, 1 cup servings

Roll basil leaves lengthwise and cut across into 1/4 inch stripes. Combine basil, tomatoes, cucumber, green onions, bell pepper and cheese in large bowl. Whisk olive oil with vinegar. Drizzle over salad ingredients and lightly toss to cover. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Nutritional analysis
150 calories, 10g fat, 1.5g, saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 200mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, 5g sugars, 3g protein.

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