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Monday 20 February 2017

Turkish Salad : Mutlu yemek !

This recipe suggestion is from Mark's Daily Apple and it's a 'Turkish Salad'... he says, "because it’s loaded with fresh herbs, tomatoes and cucumbers, Turkish shepherd’s salad is often thought of as a summer salad. But go ahead and make it year round. Not only because it’s packed with antioxidants, but also because it’s the perfect cure for a case of the winter’s blues, when you need a taste of summer."

Serves 4 - 6

16 ounces cherry tomatoes, halved (450 g)
1 bell pepper, finely chopped
2 small or 1 large cucumber, chopped
½ small red onion, thinly sliced
1 cup chopped or snipped parsley leaves (240 ml)
¼ cup chopped or snipped mint leaves (60 ml)
1 tablespoon chopped dill (15 ml)
1 tablespoon pomegranate molasses (15 ml)
½ teaspoon lemon juice (2.5 ml)
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
¼ cup extra virgin olive oil (60 ml)
¼ teaspoon kosher salt (1.2 ml)
3 grinds black pepper
½ cup crumbled feta (2 ounces/56 g)

Please find the recipe instructions and more here

Mutlu yemek !

All the best Jan


Valerie-Jael said...

Oh yummy. I'm in town near the Turkish snack-bar tomorrow, so I think I will eat a portion there. Have a great day, hugs, Valerie

only slightly confused said...

I like colourful food.

Francisco Manuel Carrajola Oliveira said...

Uma salada com aspecto muito apetitoso.
Um abraço e boa semana.
Andarilhar || Dedais de Francisco e Idalisa || Livros-Autografados

Diane Stringam Tolley said...

Yes! Yes! Yes! HAve to try this!
Thank you!

Lady Fi said...

Mmmm - delicious!

Carla from The River said...

I never heard of pomegranate molasses.
It does sound good.

Donna Heber said...

Looks good! I too have never heard of pomegranate molasses.

Magic Love Crow said...

Thanks so much Jan! Big Hugs!
(Pomegranate molasses? Sounds really good!)

Debbie said...

this looks so good my mouth is watering. two of my favorites here, feta and tomatoes!!!

Lowcarb team member said...

Hi everyone, and thanks for your comments.

In this recipe Mark uses ready made pomegranate molasses, available from Middle Eastern markets/ shops / amazon etc but you can make your own, see this post at Simply Recipe site

We bring a variety of recipe ideas to this blog, but please note, not all may be suitable for you. If you may have any food allergies, or underlying health issues these must always be taken into account. If you are a diabetic and not sure how certain foods may affect your blood sugars, test is best, i.e. use your meter.

All the best Jan

Connie said...

This looks quite appetizing, colorful, and healthy. Thank you, Jan, for sharing the recipe.

Martha said...

This is wonderful! And so simple to put together. Love it.

Dianna said...

That salad looks SO good! Your photos of food are so appealing...always!

Tom said...

...looks refreshing.

happyone said...

That looks quite good and healthy. Nice color too.

Gloria Baker said...

Love this salad!

Lisa said...

I can almost smell that cucumber and tomato, it all looks so fresh and inviting.
Lisa x

Bob Bushell said...

What a nice salad, cut out the kosher salt, I can't have it, so says my doctor.

Lisabella Russo said...

It looks very yummy! Thanks for the idea!

DeniseinVA said...

All my favorite ingredients- yum!