Cucumber-Tomato Salad with Feta and Fresh Mint

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.

Enjoy!

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Cucumber, Tomato and Red Onion Salad: Mediterranean Diet Recipes

Cucumber-Tomato Salad with Feta and Fresh Mint

Prep Time 25 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 4
Calories 112 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 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

Instructions
 

  • 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.

Nutrition

Calories: 112kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 8gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 19mgSodium: 2