Crisp Cucumber Feta Salad (Tangy Mediterranean Bliss)

Looking for a yummy salad to shake things up? Try this cucumber tomato feta salad! It’s like a party in your mouth with juicy tomatoes, crunchy cucumbers, creamy feta cheese, and tasty herbs all mixed up in a simple dressing.

I love this salad because it’s quick to make and uses fresh summer veggies. You’ll need cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, feta cheese, and your favorite herbs, all tossed in a yummy oil and vinegar dressing. It’s perfect for hot days, whether you’re having it for lunch, bringing it to a picnic, or sharing it with friends. Let’s make it!

Cucumber Feta Salad Recipe

Cucumber Feta Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy and delicious side dish for those hot summer days? Look no further than this cucumber feta salad! It's dressed in a tangy lemon vinaigrette with loads of fresh herbs, making it the perfect refreshing accompaniment to any meal. This salad is a delightful twist on traditional greens. It features crunchy cucumbers, zesty red onions, tasty feta cheese, and aromatic herbs, all tossed in a flavorful dressing.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 179 kcal

Equipment

  • Knife
  • Cutting Board
  • Medium bowl
  • Vegetable peeler Optional
  • Whisk or fork

Ingredients
  

  • 6 Mini Cucumbers or 1 long English cucumber
  • ½ cup Red onion thinly sliced or diced
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Fresh Lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp Fresh dill
  • 1 tbsp Fresh parsley
  • ¼ tsp Salt adjust to taste
  • tsp Black pepper
  • 2 Ounces crumbled Feta cheese

Instructions
 

  • Mix olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, dill, parsley, salt, and pepper in a bowl.
  • Slice the cucumbers about ¼ inch thick. If you’re using an English cucumber, cut it into quarters.
  • Add cucumbers and sliced onion to the bowl and mix them with the dressing. Chill in the fridge for at least 30 minutes or up to 4 hours.
  • Before serving, sprinkle feta cheese on top and add extra herbs if you want.

Notes

  • Fresh herbs taste best in this salad.
  • You can add minced garlic for more flavor.
  • This salad stays good in the fridge for up to 4 days, so you can make it ahead of time.
 

Nutrition Facts:

Nutrition Value
Calories179 kcal
Carbohydrates20g
Cholesterol12mg
Sodium173mg
Potassium713mg
Fiber4g
Saturated Fat3g
Iron2mg
Calcium150mg

Can I Make This Salad in Advance?

Can I Make This Salad in Advance?

Absolutely! You can prepare the salad up to a day in advance, just make sure to keep the dressing separate until you’re ready to serve.

Also, removing the seeds from the cucumbers beforehand helps prevent them from getting soggy. Any leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for a day or two.

What Can I Serve With Cucumber Feta Salad?

This versatile salad pairs well with almost any protein. It’s especially delicious alongside grilled chicken, pork, or lamb dishes.

How to Store This Salad?

It’s not recommended to store leftovers from this recipe, as they will become soggy quickly. Eating them the next day may not be enjoyable.

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