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Mediterranean Cucumber and Tomato Salad

A fresh and easy salad bursting with the flavors of the Mediterranean, perfect for a healthy side dish.

  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x

Ingredients

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3 medium cucumbers, diced
4 tomatoes, preferably Roma, diced
1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
1/4 cup olives, pitted and sliced
1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
Salt and pepper to taste
Fresh parsley, chopped for garnish

Instructions

Wash cucumbers and tomatoes thoroughly under cold running water.
Peel the cucumbers, if desired, and cut them into half-inch dice. Place them in a large mixing bowl.
Cut the tomatoes into half-inch dice and add them to the mixing bowl with cucumbers.
Thinly slice the red onion and add it to the bowl along with the pitted and sliced olives.
In a small bowl, whisk together the extra virgin olive oil, red wine vinegar, and fresh lemon juice to create the dressing.
Add minced garlic and dried oregano to the dressing and whisk until well combined. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Pour the dressing over the salad ingredients and toss gently to ensure everything is well coated.
Crumble feta cheese over the salad and give it another light toss.
Garnish the salad with chopped fresh parsley before serving.
Chill the salad in the refrigerator for at least 15 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together before serving.

Notes

You can add chopped mint or basil to the salad for an additional fresh flavor.
If you prefer, you can peel the cucumbers before dicing them.

  • Author: Emily Royce
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: No-Cook
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean
  • Diet: Halal

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 120 kcal
  • Sugar: 6g
  • Sodium: 200mg
  • Fat: 9g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 5g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 9g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 15mg

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