Serving this salad combo at room temperature helps the full flavor of the veggies come through.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cut tomatoes into wedges. Cut sweet pepper into small squares. In a medium bowl, combine tomatoes, sweet pepper, zucchini, red onion and parsley; set aside.

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  • For dressing, in a screw-top jar, combine oil, vinegar, the water, thyme or basil and garlic. Cover; shake well. Pour over vegetable mixture. Toss lightly to coat.

  • Let mixture stand at room temperature for 30 to 60 minutes, stirring occasionally. (Or cover and chill for 4 to 24 hours, stirring once or twice. Let stand at room temperature about 30 minutes before serving.) If desired, garnish with pine nuts (see Tip). Serve with a slotted spoon.

Tips

Tip: To toast pine nuts, spread in a shallow baking pan lined with parchment paper. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 5 to 7 minutes or until golden, shaking pan once or twice.

Nutrition Facts

64.6 calories; protein 0.9g 2% DV; carbohydrates 5.3g 2% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 1.2g 5% DV; sugars 3.3g; fat 4.7g 7% DV; saturated fat 0.7g 3% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 573.9IU 12% DV; vitamin c 26.3mg 44% DV; folate 16.8mcg 4% DV; calcium 15.2mg 2% DV; iron 0.5mg 3% DV; magnesium 12.7mg 5% DV; potassium 203mg 6% DV; sodium 6.7mg.