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Did you know?

1. No African country names begin with the letters F, H, I, J, O, P, Q, V, W, X, or Y.

2. Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent.

3. African tech startups raise billions of dollars annually, seven African start-ups were included in the World Economic Forum 2021 cohort of 100 Technology Pioneers.

Easy Arabic Salad and Dressing

Easy Arabic Salad and Dressing

Salad is a universal recipe; salad is easy to make, healthy and versatile. Easy Arabic Salad and Dressing makes eating healthier a bit easier by infusing Arab seasonings, olives and mint leaves to create the perfect healthy salad.



Arabic salad and dressing


Easy Arabic Salad and Dressing




Serves 2
Healthy Salad


Low Calorie Food
Nutrition facts: 110 calories, 2 grams fat


Ingredients
1/2 cup chopped mint leaves
1/2 head iceberg lettuce
1 large tomato, diced
1 large cucumber, sliced
Amount to your taste of green olives
Amount to your taste of black olives

Arabic Salad Dressing Ingredients
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 teaspoon Baharat spice
1/4 cup pomegranate seeds


Directions
Combine all the ingredients, pour the dressing on top of the Arabic salad, mix and serve.


Did you know?

The Arabic language is the most widely-spoken languages in Africa. One of the official languages in the countries of North Africa is Arabic; this includes Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia, Libya and Egypt.

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Africa is surrounded by water but is not an island, here are a few African Island facts.

Madagascar is the 4th large island in the world and is located in the Indian Ocean supporting a unique biology, about 90% of its plants and animals are found nowhere else on earth.

Composed of 155 islands, Seychelles is Africa's smallest country. By far the largest island is Mahe, home to about 90% of the population and the site of its capital city of Victoria.

Cabo Verde has a strategic location 310 miles or 500 km from the west coast of Africa near major north-south sea routes; important communications station; important sea and air refueling site.

Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent. Continents can not be considered islands because of their size and also by historic definition since many people who study geography define islands and continents as two different things.

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