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Cool tomato, cucumber, and onion toss

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Chilling time: 30 minutes (optional)

Cool tomato, cucumber, and onion toss

1 large ripe tomato
1 cucumber (about 8 inches long)
1 small onion
1/4 cup fat-free Italian dressing

Cut tomato into bite-size pieces and place in a serving dish. Peel cucumber and remove seeds if desired. Cut cucumber into bite-size pieces and add to tomato. Thinly slice onion and separate into rings; you should have about 1 cup of rings. Add onion and dressing to other vegetables; toss to coat. Chill for 30 minutes if desired to allow the flavors to blend.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:
  Calories: 40
  Carbohydrate: 7 g
  Protein: 2 g
  Fat: <1 g
  Saturated fat: <1 g
  Sodium: 185 mg
  Fiber: 1 g
 
Exchanges per serving: 1 1/2 vegetable
Carbohydrate choices: 1/2

 

  

2007-09-11

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