Healthy Chopped Vegetable Salad :

From my Garden outside :

Salad

  • English cucumber (about 2 cups), chopped
  • 1 medium yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium orange bell pepper, chopped
  • handful grape tomatoes, halved or quartered
  • ¼ red onion, diced (or 2 – 3 scallions, sliced)
  • 1/4 tsp chopped herbs

Dressing:

  • 2 – 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 medium lemon, juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 heaping tablespoon  Honey or Spicy Mustard
  • 1 – 2 tablespoons water
  • salt and pepper to taste

Dressing: In a small bowl combine the dressing ingredients and mix well, set aside.

Assemble salad: In a large bowl, add the cucumber, bell peppers, tomatoes and onion. Pour dressing over vegetables and toss gently to coat.

Chill: Chill in the refrigerator for a few hours or enjoy at room temperature.

Serves 3 – 4

Store: Leftovers can be kept in the refrigerator for up to 5 – 6 days in an airtight container

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