4 servings


1 can cut pineapple in natural juice, reserve 1/4 cup of the juice
1 large green or red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
1/2 red onion, chopped
1/2 seedless cucumber, chopped
2 ribs celery, chopped
1 ripe tomato, chopped
1 lime, juiced
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
Salt and pepper
Hot sauce (recommended: Tabasco), to your taste, optional

Combine chopped pineapple with chopped peppers, onions, cucumber, celery and tomatoes. In a bowl combine reserved pineapple juice with the lime juice and chili powder, whisk in extra-virgin olive oil and season dressing with salt and pepper, to taste. Add in a few dashes of hot sauce if you like it spicy! Pour dressing over salad and toss.

Nutritional Information: 243 calories, 18 g fat (13 g monounsaturated), 30 mg sodium (depending on how much salt you add), 21 g carbs, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein