Cucumber Tomato Feta Salad Recipe

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When you are in the mood for a tasty simple salad, this cucumber tomato feta salad is just the dish for you. It is incredibly flavorful, yet easy to make.
Dinner
Mediterranean
9
ingredients
9
steps
15
minutes
Having worked in both the culinary and hospitality industries, Chef Joy is an entrepreneur combining his creativity and service skills to provide memorable experiences for his clients. A graduate of Johnson & Wales University with a degree in the culinary arts, Chef Joy has worked as a sous chef, caterer, private chef and supervisor. Along his journey, he has fed everyone from restaurant patrons and private clients to summer campers and seniors. And now, he's eager show his skills in your kitchen.

Ingredients

Servings:
4
1 lb
cucumber
1 lb
beefsteak or Roma (plum) tomatoes
4 oz
feta cheese
1/2 oz
fresh basil
1 tsp
dried oregano
1 oz
extra-virgin olive oil
1 oz
balsamic vinegar
salt and pepper, to taste
1 cup(s)
baby arugula, optional

Directions 9 steps | 15 Minutes

Step 1

Prepare the vegetables. Wash the cucumbers and tomatoes and pat dry. Peel the cucumbers if you like. 

Step 2

Cut cucumber in half lengthwise and then slice on a bias. 

Step 3

If using Roma tomatoes, cut down the center and slice. If using beefsteak tomatoes, cut in half and slice into wedges. 

Step 4

Place the cucumber and tomatoes in a bowl.

Step 5

Dice or crumble the feta cheese and add to the bowl of tomatoes and cucumber.

Step 6

Cut the basil into ribbons (chiffonade). 

Step 7

Add the basil and oregano to the bowl. 

Step 8

Drizzle a little extra-virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar into the bowl. Season with salt and pepper and toss until evenly coated. 

Step 9

Taste and see if you need more oil or vinegar. If so, add more. If seasoned well, place the salad in the refrigerator and serve chilled. Serve on top of a bed of baby arugula, if you like. Enjoy!

Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
185
FAT
13.5 g
PROTEIN
6.1 g
CARBS
11.7 g

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