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Recipe for Fresh Cucumber with Feta Cheese & Mint

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feta cheese on wooden cutting boardWhat’s more Greek than cucumbers, feta, and mint? The simple Greek appetizer is even easier to throw together than a regular salad but the flavors certainly pack a much bigger punch! If you can’t travel to the Mediterranean soon why not spice up your dinner table with this Greek cucumber, feta, and mint salad?

Ingredients:

  • 1 large cucumber (half peeled in lengthwise strips to give striped appearance)
  • 1 cup, crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup, chopped mint leaves
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Pepper
  • Salt

Instructions to Prepare Feta With Mint:

Wash and dry the cucumber and cut it into very thin crosswise slices. Place the slices in a salad bowl, sprinkling with the feta cheese and mint.

In a small whisk the oil and lemon juice with the salt and pepper to make ladolemono (a vinaigrette made with lemon juice). Pour over the salad and toss thoroughly. Serve immediately.

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This post was written by GreekBoston.com