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Feta Cucumber Mint Salad

Feta Cucumber Mint Salad
Total Preparation Time: less than 15 minutes Number of Servings: 4
Actual Cooking Time:No cooking required Source: Canadian Living
Food Groups: Vegetables
Holiday: July 4th, Thanksgiving
Meal Type: Salads & Dressings
Nutrition Content: Good Source of Calcium
Special Features: Quick to Prepare (under 30 minutes), Simple (6 or less ingredients)

A very simple but sumptuous recipe!


2 English Cucumbers cubed 1"
7 ounces Feta cheese (in tub not dry pack)cubed
1/4 cup packed Mint leaves chopped
1/2 Lemon zest
1 tablespoon Olive oil
3 tablespoons Lemon juice
Salt and fresh ground Pepper


Mix together in bowl cucumber, feta, mint, and lemon zest.

Place oil, lemon juice, and good pinch of salt in small jar. Close and shake to emulsify.

Pour over other ingredients, grind on some pepper, and toss lightly to coat.

Serve immediately.

Nutrient Information
Calories: 187
Total Fat: 14 g
Saturated Fat: 8 g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 702 mg
Carbohydrates: 8 g
Protein: 8 g
Fiber: 2 g
Vitamin A: 118 RE
Vitamin C: 15 mg
Calcium: 280 mg
Iron: 2 mg

Cook's Notes:

This salad travels well. Just leave dressing in jar and toss just before serving.

Omit the added salt or opt for reduced-sodium feta to cut the sodium in this recipe.