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.


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Cucumber, Tomato and Red Onion Salad: Mediterranean Diet Recipes

Cucumber-Tomato Salad with Feta and Fresh Mint

5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 25 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 112 kcal


  • 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: 231mgPotassium: 455mgFiber: 2gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 1167IUVitamin C: 19mgCalcium: 175mgIron: 1mg
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About the Author: Carol Borchardt
Carol Borchardt is a life-long passionate cook whose background in the culinary arts began with instruction from her mother, a prize-winning cook who developed original recipes while feeding their large family. The farm-to-table, free-range and wild-caught concepts so important today aren't new to Carol--that was her family's way of life on their picturesque central Wisconsin farm. Carol loves to create original recipes just as her mother did. Five of her original recipes are in The Fresh Market and Friends 25th Anniversary Cookbook. Her column “Dinner For Two,” which includes a recipe and her photography appears on a biweekly basis in The Commercial Appeal’s Food Section . She shares many more creative recipes at her blog, A Cookbook Obsession.
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