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Turkish Tomato Salad

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A fresh, crisp, chopped salad that will make your taste buds smile!  This is a great way to enjoy the last of summer’s tomatoes and cucumbers. A great side dish to accompany kabobs, or grilled chicken or seafood.

Serves: 6

Ingredients:
2 large tomatoes (or 4 medium), chopped
1/2 large cucumber, peeled and diced
1/2 yellow pepper, seeded and chopped
1 small onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
½  cup parsley, finely chopped
2 TBS fresh lemon juice
1 TBS red wine vinegar
2 TBS Spicy V-8 (or tomato juice)
Freshly cracked black pepper, to taste
1/2 tsp. paprika
1/4 tsp. cumin
Salt, to taste (optional)

Preparation:
Combine all ingredients and mix well. Chill for an hour or more so flavors can mingle. Serve in a pita with hummus or on top of a green salad.

Nutrition Facts:
Calories        40
Carbs            8 gm
Fat                0 gm
Protein         1 gm
Sodium       110 mg
Fiber             2 gm

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