Refreshing Cucumber Mint Salad Recipe
When the sun shines bright and the heat becomes too much to bear, there’s nothing quite like the cooling embrace of a Refreshing Cucumber Mint Salad. This recipe is more than a dish; it’s a sensation of crispness and rejuvenation on a scorching day. The marriage of garden-fresh cucumbers and invigorating mint leaves dances on your palate like a summer breeze, while the zesty dressing binds it all together in a delightful medley of flavors.
- 2 large cucumbers, thinly sliced
- 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped
- 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
- 1/3 cup feta cheese, crumbled
- 1/4 cup black olives, pitted and halved
- 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon honey
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Gently combine the sliced cucumbers, chopped mint leaves, red onion, feta cheese, and black olives in a large mixing bowl.
- In a separate small bowl, whisk together the extra-virgin olive oil, lemon juice, honey, salt, and pepper to create the dressing.
- Drizzle the dressing over the cucumber mixture and toss gently to coat all the ingredients evenly.
- Chill the salad in the refrigerator for about 15-20 minutes to let the flavors meld together.
- Serve the Refreshing Cucumber Mint Salad in individual bowls, garnished with extra mint leaves if desired.
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
A delightful and revitalizing cucumber mint salad with feta cheese and a zesty dressing.
Nutrition information: Calories: 120 | Fat: 8g | Carbohydrates: 10g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 3g
When the last bite is gone and your taste buds are left with the memory of that refreshing crunch and burst of minty coolness, you’ll find yourself reaching for this recipe again and again. Whether it’s a picnic in the park or a light lunch on the patio, the Refreshing Cucumber Mint Salad is your ultimate summer companion.