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Somali Summer Salad

Somali Summer Salad

100 Ratings
100 Ratings
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Somali Summer Salad
Makes: 8 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$

A delicious summer salad to serve when summer vegetables are at their peak. Great with grilled meat, fish, and tofu.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3 apples
  • 2 green peppers
  • 3 tomatoes
  • 2 cucumbers
  • salt and pepper (optional)

Directions

1. In a large bowl, combine oil and lemon juice.
2. Dice all the fruits and vegetables and then add to the bowl.
3. Add salt and pepper to taste (optional).
4. Serve chilled.
5. Best served within 24 hours.

Notes

Note: Modification to NDSU recipe (PDF | 2.23 MB) includes making salt and pepper optional.

Learn more about:

Source:

North Dakota Food and Culture: A Taste of World Cuisine
North Dakota State University Extension Service

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/8 of recipe (211g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 92
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 5 mg
Carbohydrates 12 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 8 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 1 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 18 mg
Iron 0 mg
Potassium 287 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 92
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 12 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 8 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 1 g
Minerals
Calcium 18 mg
Potassium 287 mg
Sodium 5 mg
Copper 97 mcg
Iron 0 mg
Magnesium 17 mg
Phosphorus 33 mg
Selenium 0 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 28 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.2 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 35 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 14 mcg
Folate 19 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 0 mg
Choline 9 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Fruits 1/2 cups
Vegetables 1 cups

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Although a bit unusual sounding, the ingredients can work well together. Use firm tomatoes to maintain the "crunch" and texture. With so many choices of apple and tomato varieties, you can tweak this recipe to your liking.
01/14/16
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