Low-Fat Simple Side Dish: Easy Tomato-Feta Salad

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If you get into a rut of serving the same old tossed salad every night, try this. My kids love this Tomato-Feta Salad. It’s so light, fresh and easy to prepare. Serve it with chicken, pork, shrimp or a burger, and you’ve got a great low-fat side dish.

Tomato-Feta Salad

Prep Times:

15 minutes

Yield:

4 to 6 servings

Ingredients:

2 cups chopped tomatoes or 2 pints cherry tomatoes, quartered
2 garlic, cloves, minced
1 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 small cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
1/4 cup chopped and pitted kalamata olives
4 ounces reduced feta cheese, crumbled
2 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

Preparation:

1. Combine tomatoes, garlic, basil, vinegar and olive oil, tossing gently. Add cucumber, kalamata olives, feta and parsley, mixing well. Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator up to 2 days.

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