Refreshing Cucumber Mint Salad: Summer Cool
Crisp cucumbers, fresh mint leaves, and a burst of zesty flavors come together in this delightful and refreshing Cucumber Mint Salad. As the summer sun graces our days, this salad is a cooling oasis for your taste buds. With just a few simple steps, you can create a vibrant dish that adds a splash of color and a touch of coolness to your table.
- 2 large cucumbers, thinly sliced
- 1/4 cup red onion, finely chopped
- 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, chiffonade
- 1/3 cup feta cheese, crumbled
- 1/4 cup black olives, pitted and halved
- 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
- Juice of 1 lemon
- Salt and pepper to taste
- In a large bowl, combine the sliced cucumbers, chopped red onion, mint leaves, feta cheese, and black olives.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the extra-virgin olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
- Drizzle the dressing over the cucumber mixture and gently toss to coat.
- Chill the salad in the refrigerator for about 15-20 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
- Once chilled, give the salad a final toss and serve it in individual bowls.
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
A light and refreshing cucumber mint salad with feta cheese and a zesty lemon dressing.
Nutrition information: Calories: 120, Fat: 7g, Carbohydrates: 10g, Protein: 4g
As the sun sets on another summer day, treat yourself to the crispness of cucumbers, the invigorating aroma of mint, and the tangy notes of lemon in this revitalizing Cucumber Mint Salad. Perfect for picnics, barbecues, or even a light lunch at home, this salad captures the essence of summer in every bite. Share it with friends and family to spread the joy of good food and good company. Embrace the season and let this salad be your companion in staying cool and refreshed.