Cucumber and Feta Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Cucumber and feta salad recipe? Learn how to make Cucumber and feta salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by nicoleydarko

Makes 2 servings



Adapted from Joanne Weir's From Tapas to Meze. Serve with toasted or soft pita triangles or crackers.

Recipe Ingredients for Cucumber and feta salad

1/2 large cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
4 oz feta cheese
2 tsp olive oil
1/4 cup onion, finely-diced
2 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped
1 salt and pepper to taste

Recipe Directions for Cucumber and feta salad

  1. Dice the cucumber into pea-sized pieces.

  2. Place the cucumber pieces in a colander, mix with a light sprinkling salt, and let drain 30 minutes to an hour, shaking the colander from time to time.

  3. Crumble the feta into a bowl and mash together with the olive oil, lemon juice, water, and a few turns of fresh ground black pepper.

  4. Mix in the cucumbers, onions, and herbs. Taste, and add more salt if desired.

Categories

Appetizers

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 156.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
209
Calories from Fat
150
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16.7g
26%
Saturated Fat
9.1g
45%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
51mg
17%
Sodium
637mg
27%
Potassium
194mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
6.9g
2%
Dietary Fiber
1.0g
4%
Sugars
4.2g
Protein
8.9g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 31% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • High in calcium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in riboflavin
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in saturated fat
  • High in sodium
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