Egyptian Salad (Salata Baladi)

Embark on a sensational culinary journey to the heart of Egypt without leaving your kitchen!

Prep Time: 10 mins   Cook Time: 0 mins

This Egyptian Salad recipe is a tribute to the rich culinary heritage of Egypt, combining crunchy fresh vegetables, herbs, and a tangy dressing that will tantalize your taste buds. It's a perfect side dish, light lunch, or a guilt-free snack that packs a nutritional punch.

Our staff submitted this recipe for posting on the website because we love it, and it seems like someone is always eating this salad around the office. The recipe makes three servings with .5 proteins and 1.6 sugars per serving. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do on your weight loss journey.


Recipe

Prep Time: 10 mins
Yield: 3 servings with .5 proteins and 1.6 sugars per serving

Categories: Easy Dinners, Lunch Ideas, Side Dishes, Vegan, Vegetarian

Cuisine: Middle Eastern

Ingredients:

  • ½ Cucumber (large, diced)
  • 1 Tomato (large, diced)
  • ½ Cup red onion (small, diced)
  • ¼ Cup parsley (finely chopped)
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ Cup lemon juice
  • ¼ Tsp sea salt
  • ¼ Tsp ground sumac
  • ⅛ Tsp ground cumin

Instructions:

  1. Combine veggies and parsley
    In a large bowl, add the cucumber, tomato, onion, bell pepper, and parsley. Toss to combine.
  2. Combine seasoning
    In a small bowl, combine the olive oil, lemon juice, sea salt, sumac and cumin. Mix well.
  3. Dress and serve
    Pour the dressing on top of the salad and toss again. Taste and add more seasoning if desired. Divide between bowls and enjoy!

Nutrition Info:

Serving Size: 1/3 of total salad made