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Mediterranean Cucumber Salad

By August 1, 2019Blog, On the farm, Recipes

Make the most of cucumber season with this salad. It’s the simplest combination of refreshing cool cukes and salty feta mixed with herbs and a straightforward dressing. It’s perfect as a picnic side or wrapped up in a pita for lunch. To remove the seeds from the cucumbers, take a spoon and carve them out, just like removing seeds from a pumpkin. If your cucumbers are tiny and don’t have many seeds, you can skip this step.

Mediterranean Cucumber Salad
Serves 8 as a side

Ingredients for Salad
4 cups cucumbers, seeds removed and sliced
¼ cup red onion, thinly sliced
¼ cup fresh herbs such as mint, dill, cilantro, parsley
½ cup feta cheese, crumbled

Ingredients for Dressing
¼ cup olive oil
2 Tbs red wine vinegar
1 tsp Dijon mustard
Salt
Pepper

Preparation
1. Combine cucumbers, red onion, herbs and feta in a large bowl.
2. Combine vinegar and mustard in a small bowl. Drizzle in olive oil, whisking to emulsify. Add salt and pepper to taste.
3. Pour dressing over vegetables and toss gently to coat.