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Low Carb Bell Pepper Salad


  • Author: Brooke
  • Prep Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 5 servings 1x

Description

Low carb bell pepper salad is a super healthy side dish or vegan main course that the whole family will love.  Red, yellow, and orange peppers, cucumbers, onion, herbs, and a homemade dressing make this easy salad full of color, flavor, and nutrients.  It’s a perfect addition to a clean eating meal for weight loss!


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Ingredients

For the Salad

  • 1 large orange bell pepper, thinly sliced in one inch lengths
  • 1 large red bell pepper, thinly sliced in one inch lengths
  • 1 large yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced in one inch lengths
  • 1/2 English cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 large red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh chives, chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint, cut into ribbons

For the Dressing

  • 1/3 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (from about 2 large lemons)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, garlic, salt, pepper, and sugar until well blended.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the bell peppers, cucumber, red onion, chives, and mint.
  3. Pour the dressing over the vegetables and toss to combine.  Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Notes

  • Add 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese just before serving if you want more protein.
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Chopping
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: bell pepper, salad

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