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Cucumber And Feta Salad

A simple and delicious recipe for cucumbers. The combination of flavours brigtens up a summer lunch.
 
 

Ingredients

Serves 4
2 cucumbers (medium or large)
100g Feta cheese
100g black olives, pitted (stones removed)
1 tablespoon fresh mint leaves, chopped
1 tablespoon natural yoghurt 50g sunflower seeds, toasted (optional)
 

Method

  1. Wash the cucumber. Trim the ends. Cut the cucumber into cubes (about 1cm / ½ inch in size)


  2. Put in a bowl with the chopped mint and the yoghurt. Mix well.


  3. Add the olives. Crumble the Feta on top - mix well.


  4. Serve sprinkled with the sunflower seeds.


 

Time From Cupboard-To-Table

10 mins
 

Notes & Variations on Cucumber And Feta Salad

If you prefer, oregano (fresh) also works well with this recipe.

You can turn this into a classic Greek Salad by adding chopped fresh tomatoes and mild, red salad onion pieces, and some lettuce leaves if you like. Mixing honey and red wine vinegar creates a delicious dressing, and for a final twist, how about lightly toasting some pitta breads then stuffing them with the salad mix?
 
 
 

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