Mediterranean Chopped Salad

Mediterranean Chopped Salad

Red bell peppers are great sources of three cancer fighting carotenoids: lutein, beta-cryptoxanthin and zeaxanthin. Apart for being excellent for skin, these carotenoids help in reducing inflammation.  Bell pepper juice is also known for its healing qualities.
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Dr. Perricone


  • 1 Cucumber, peeled & diced into 1/4 inch cubes
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced into 1/4 inch cubes
  • 3 stalks celery, diced into 1/4 inch cubes
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped red onion
  • 2 Tablespoon finely chopped Italian parsley
  • 1 Tablespoon Fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/8 cup black or kalamata olives, pitted
  • 2 oz crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil


  • Prepare and mix all ingredients together in large bowl and serve.


Whenever possible, choose vegetables that are grown locally.  They are picked closer to harvest and will deliver more nutrition.

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