Cucumber Mint Feta Salad

Shanthi Appelo
Shanthi Appelo

| 1 min read

cucumber mint salad
Cucumber and mint are summer staples that add freshness to any dish. This refreshing salad can be served as an appetizer or alongside grilled meats and vegetables.
Serving Amount
  • 2 English cucumbers

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 14 cup chopped red onions

  • 3 tbsp red wine vinegar

  • 3 tbsp olive oil

  • 2 tsp honey

  • Pepper to taste

  • 14 cup fresh mint, chopped

  • 14 cup feta cheese, crumbled

  • Step 1

    Cut the cucumbers in half lengthwise. Use a teaspoon to scrape out the seeds, then cut into ¼-inch-thick slices. Toss the cucumbers with the salt in a colander to release remove excess moisture. Let drain in the sink for about 30 minutes, then lay cucumbers on a towel and blot dry using the ends of the towel.

  • Step 2

    While the cucumbers are releasing water, soak the red onions in a bowl of ice water for ten minutes, then drain in a strainer. Blot dry with a paper towel.

  • Step 3

    In a large bowl, toss the cucumbers, onions, vinegar, olive oil, honey, pepper to taste and mint. Add crumbled feta and serve.

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