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Clockwise from top: Couscous Pilaf, Braised Brisket with Onions, Israeli Salad and Roasted Beets
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Israeli Salad

In Hebrew, this salad is called Salat Yerakot Israeli and is always cut in a perfect dice. It's a simple and refreshing part of this menu. You can chop and combine the vegetables up to 2 hours ahead, then cover and set aside on the counter. Dress the salad just before serving.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: December 2010

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  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Portion size 6


  • 4 4tomatotomatoes, quartered and seeded
  • 1 1English cucumberEnglish cucumbers, quartered and seeded
  • 1/2 1/2small Vidalia onionVidalia onions or sweet onion
  • 1/3 cup 1/3cupcoarsely chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspextra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp 2tbsplemon juice
  • 3/4 tsp 3/4tspsalt
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Cut tomatoes, cucumber and onion into 1/4-inch (5 mm) dice; place in bowl. Add parsley, oil, lemon juice and salt ; toss to combine.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 74 pro 1g total fat 5g sat. fat 1g
carb 8g fibre 2g chol 0mg sodium 296mg
potassium 327mg

% RDI:

calcium 3 iron 5 vit A 10 vit C 32
folate 13
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