Dinner: Tuck into these low-cal feasts, and you'll forget you're even on a diet! 250 calories & under. This healthy, quick and easy recipe is featured in the dinner section of the new 5:2 Starter's Guide to The 2-Day Diet. The book provides a selection of over 100 tasty recipes to help you meet the daily 500 calorie allotment for the 2 days of intermittent fasting, as required by the 5:2 Diet.
3/4 cup bulgur wheat
1 head romaine lettuce
8 oz. feta cheese
2 pita breads, toasted
Juice of 3 limes
3 tbsp. olive oil
1 red onion, sliced
7 oz. cherry tomatoes, quartered
A large handful each of fresh cilantro and parsley, roughly chopped
3/4 cup pomegranate seeds
How to Make It
Add the bulgur wheat to a pan of salted, boiling water, and cook for 15 minutes, until just tender. Drain.
Shred the lettuce, roughly chop the feta, and tear the toasted pita breads into pieces. Place in a large serving bowl.
Drain bulgur wheat. When cool, season and add lime juice and olive oil. Add to the large bowl.
Toss in onion, tomatoes, and herbs; sprinkle with the pomegranate seeds to garnish.
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