Refreshing Cucumber Mint Salad
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- 2 large cucumbers, thinly sliced
- 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped
- 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
- 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
- 1/4 cup Kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
- 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
- 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
- 1 teaspoon honey
- Salt and pepper to taste
- In a large bowl, combine the sliced cucumbers, chopped mint, red onion, feta cheese, and Kalamata olives.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, white wine vinegar, honey, salt, and pepper.
- Pour the dressing over the salad and toss gently to combine.
- Chill the salad in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before serving.
- Before serving, give the salad a final toss and garnish with extra mint leaves if desired.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
This Refreshing Cucumber Mint Salad is the perfect summer side dish. Crisp cucumbers, fresh mint, and tangy feta cheese are tossed in a simple vinaigrette for a light and refreshing salad that pairs perfectly with grilled meats or as a healthy snack. The combination of cool cucumbers and aromatic mint makes this salad a go-to option for warm weather gatherings.
Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 185 | Total Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 280mg | Total Carbohydrates: 9g | Dietary Fiber: 2g | Sugars: 5g | Protein: 4g
Make this Refreshing Cucumber Mint Salad for your next barbecue, picnic, or as a light and delicious side for any meal. Its vibrant flavors and crunchy texture will leave your taste buds satisfied, and it’s a visually appealing dish that will impress your guests.