Summer Salad

La Cocina de Babel
Summer Salad
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Description

Drawing its inspiration from Israeli cuisine, this summer salad is creamy, light, and refreshing. Boasting radishes, plum tomatoes, cucumber, and green spring onions in a creamy herbed greek yogurt sauce featuring mint, lemon, and garlic, this cold summer salad is ready in just 20 minutes and packed with refreshing goodness. Serve with warm pita or naan for a light lunch on a warm summer afternoon. This recipe is vegetarian friendly.

Ingredients

  • 200 milliliters whole milk
  • 200 grams greek yogurt
  • 2 pita bread (or similar flatbread)
  • 3 plum tomatoes (chopped)
  • 100 grams radishes (finely sliced)
  • 2 cucumber (250 gr., peeled and diced)
  • 2 spring onions (finely sliced)
  • 15 grams fresh mint (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon dried mint
  • 25 grams fresh parsley (chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic (chopped)
  • 3 lemon juice (spoonfuls, optional)
  • 60 milliliters olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • ground black pepper (Freshly)
  • 1 tablespoon sumac (or Zataar, Middle Eastern spices)

Directions

  1. 1Mix the milk with the yogurt in a bowl and refrigerate overnight. (Skip this step if using buttermilk.)
  2. 2Cut the bread into bite-sized pieces and place into a salad bowl.
  3. 3Cover with the milk and yogurt mixture and stir.
  4. 4Add the remaining ingredients.
  5. 5Season with salt and leave to rest for 10 minutes for the flavors to infuse.
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NutritionView more

320Calories
Sodium10%DV230mg
Fat28%DV18g
Protein18%DV9g
Carbs12%DV36g
Fiber24%DV6g

PER SERVING *

Calories320Calories from Fat160
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat18g28%
Saturated Fat4g20%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol10mg3%
Sodium230mg10%
Potassium730mg21%
Protein9g18%
Calories from Fat160
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate36g12%
Dietary Fiber6g24%
Sugars11g22%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.