• prep: 25 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 25 min
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  • Summary

    Summer lunches don't get better than this; quick and easy, fresh and flavoursome with oodles of basil. Add a ball of the freshest Mozzarella you can find. Serves 4 light lunches or 6 smaller starters

    Ingredients

    • 2 large balls of buffalo mozzarella
    • 250g fine bulgar wheat
    • 6-10 red cherry tomatoes
    • 6-10 yellow cherry tomatoes (optional)
    • cucumber, around 12cm, sliced lengthways, then diced
    • fresh mint, large handful, chopped finely
    • fresh parsley, large handful, chopped finely
    • a lemon, juice and zest
    • 3 tbsps best quality extra virgin olive oil
    • Pesto:
    • fresh basil, very large handful, chopped then crushed in a pestle & mortar
    • ½ tsp sea salt, large crystals

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 881 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 48 g 74.58%
    • Saturated Fat: 11 g 55.64%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 37 mg 12.5%
    • Sodium: 2511 mg 104.63%
    • Calcium: 544 mg 54.42%
    • Potassium: 430 mg 12.29%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 15.64%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 87 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 11 g 42.41%
    • Sugar: 11 g
    • Protein: 27 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 8.85%
    • Vitamin C 53.84%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat9
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch5
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total4 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy2 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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