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Turmeric Lettuce Bites Recipe

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You might have heard about the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet. Almost every nutritionist would agree, the Mediterranean diet can be adjusted to any lifestyle or eating philosophy. By exploring the spices and vegetables cooked in olive oil, Mediterranean people were able to survive even the hardest years.  This simple recipe will transfer you to the aromatic islands of the south-east Mediterranean area and give other ideas for meals that combine a healthy approach to cooking and eating with friends and family.


Serves:  6

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes (grilling)

  • 24 inner leaves of lettuce
  • 2tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 large tomatoes
  • 2 large bell peppers
  • 6 black olives – large
  • 1tsp sesame seeds
  • 1 large eggplant
  • 1tbsp Organic Superfood World Turmeric
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1tsp thyme
  • Salt, pepper, oregano to taste
  • 1tsp olive oil


  • 12 cherry tomatoes


  1. Cut the eggplant into thin slices and grill it in a grilling pan. Chop the grilled eggplant and place it in a bowl.
  2. Sprinkle with lemon juice and olive oil. Using a food processor or a blender, blend the tomatoes, pepper, garlic, Organic Superfood World Turmeric and all the remaining herbs and spices.
  3. Chop the olives into small pieces.
  4. Gently add the grilled eggplant and olives to the paste and stir.
  5. Using a large spoon, divide the paste between the lettuce leaves. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and decorate with cherry tomato halves.
  6. Roll up the leaves so you can eat them with your hands, or serve on a platter to eat normally.

Nutrients Per Serving:

Nutrition per serving: Calories 66, Carbohydrates 10.4g, Fiber 3.5g, Sugar 3.3g, Fat 2.45g (of which saturated 0.95g) Protein 1.6g, Sodium 44mg


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