• 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 4 cups diced seeded tomatoes (1-1/2 pounds)
  • 2 cups cubed whole-wheat country bread (5 ounces), crusts removed
  • 1/4 cup thinly slivered red onion
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons capers, rinsed


  1. Whisk oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper in a large bowl.
  2. Add tomatoes, bread, onion, basil and capers. Toss to combine.
  3. Let the salad sit for about 5 minutes to allow it to absorb the dressing's flavors, stirring occasionally.
  4. Serve at room temperature.

Recipe Yield: Yield: 6 servings

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 168
Fat: 9 grams
Sodium: 275 milligrams
Protein: 3 grams
Carbohydrates: 19 grams

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Diabetic Exchanges

1 Starch, 1 Vegetable, 1-1/2 Fat

Book Title: The Eating Well Diabetes Cookbook

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