We have invited Carol Borchardt from A Cookbook Obsession to share another of her delicious and healthful recipes. This recipe for Cucumber, Tomato and Red Onion Salad is a great choice for anyone seeking new Mediterranean Diet recipes. This salad is bright and flavorful, perfect to grace the table with any Mediterranean meal. We also recommend this salad for a satisfying lunch. This recipe is very similar to a crunchy traditional Greek Salad. We enjoy the addition of plentiful fresh mint that adds extra sparkle to this recipe. You’ll also be pleased to know that this is a truly health-packed dish, filled with superfoods and other healthy ingredients.
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Cucumber-Tomato Salad with Feta and Fresh Mint
- 1 large English cucumber, quartered lengthwise, seeded and sliced into ½-inch pieces
- 3 medium tomatoes, seeded and chopped
- 1/2 red onion, chopped
- 3/4 cup Greek yogurt, fat-free, low-fat or regular
- 2 cloves large garlic
- 1/2 large lemon juice
- 1/2 cup mint leaves, loosely packed plus more sliced leaves for garnish
- salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
- 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
Combine chopped cucumber, tomatoes and red onion in a bowl. Set aside.
Combine yogurt, garlic, lemon, mint, and salt and black pepper in a mini food processor or blender. Process until smooth.
Pour over vegetables, add feta cheese and toss.
Garnish with thinly sliced mint leaves and serve immediately.
TO MAKE AHEAD: Chop vegetables and make dressing up to an hour ahead; refrigerate. Just before serving, combine and serve immediately.
Calories: 112kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 8gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 19mgSodium: 2