Shannon Center Weekly Nutrition Tip

Tomatoes are a great summer staple! They are high in lycopene, a cancer fighting antioxidant and are low in calories making it a great addition to any summer recipe. Here is a salad recipe for your next dinner. Pair with some grilled chicken and a baked potato and you have a meal!

 

Tomato and Herb Salad

Dressing

1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

3 tablespoons red wine vinegar

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

 

Salad

5 tomatoes (assorted varieties, including yellow and/or heirlooms), sliced or cut into wedges

1 cup small grape tomatoes, cut in half

1/4 cup thinly sliced sweet onion (such as Walla Walla or Maui)

2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves

2 tablespoons chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley

2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano leaves

 

Recipe from www.bettycrocker.com

(FYI, they have a fantastic mailing list and will send you great recipes weekly!)

 

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