How hot it is in Rawalpindi! I don't feel like cooking, and what I eat most are simple dishes and lots of fruits and vegetables in their natural state.
Taking advantage of the vegan feta cheese that I made the other day for the blog, I made this refreshing vegan Greek salad; it's ready in no time, and it's the perfect dish to beat the heat.
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It is important to eat varied, so we ensure all the necessary nutrients, and we do not get bored of eating salads every day.
If you don't like salads it may be due to a lack of habit, because you haven't found a delicious recipe or because you always make the typical salad with lettuce, tomato and little else, I love it, but it can get boring if you don't change though be from time to time.
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It is very typical to add cheese to salads; outside the home, it is sometimes difficult to find one that does not have cheese or other animal origin ingredients.
The problem is that these types of products are not very healthy and provide a lot of fat, so it is better to avoid them or use substitutes that are lighter such as tofu.
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The recipe is straightforward; it is the classic Greek salad with tomato, pepper, cucumber and red onion, dressed with salt, black pepper, oregano and extra virgin olive oil.
Capers, Feta cheese, and olives are also usually added. I always add black olives and vegan feta cheese, but you can add capers if you want.
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You can also add lemon juice or vinegar to the dressing and remove or substitute some vegetables. You can remove the olives and add less olive oil or even use a less caloric dressing; I love it with Modena vinegar.
You have to be careful with the salad dressing because they can transform a dish as light and healthy as this vegan Greek salad into a caloric bomb full of fat.
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Fats are necessary for our body, of course, but it is essential to consume healthy fats in the required amount; if not, they can have the opposite effect and be detrimental to our health and our figure.
Vegan Greek salad with Feta tofu cheese. A very light, healthy and nutritious salad. It is delicious and only has 202 calories per serving.
Serving Size: 1/4 of the recipe Calories: 202 Sugar: 6.8 g Sodium: 402 mg Fat: 12.9 g Saturated fat: 1.7 g Carbohydrates: 17.3 g Fiber: 6.1 g Protein: 8.3 g