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Mosaic Salad Recipe

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"This pretty salad combines garden-fresh ingredients to create a colorful side dish," says Maria Regakis from her home in Somerville, Massachusetts. It would be a great addition to a barbecue or picnic. TIP: "I like to chill it a few hours to blend the flavors," she notes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium cucumber, sliced
  • 2 medium yellow summer squash, sliced
  • 2 medium tomatoes, sliced
  • DRESSING:
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh basil or 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Nutritional Facts

87 calories: 1 each, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 78mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein .

Directions

  1. Arrange the cucumber, squash and tomatoes on a large serving platter. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the dressing ingredients; shake well. Drizzle over salad. Serve immediately. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Mosaic Salad in Quick Cooking July/August 2005, p16


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