Cucumber Tomato Feta Salad

 

INGREDIENTS

  • about 1 pint of halved or quartered cherry tomatoes
  • 2 medium field cucumbers, halved lengthwise, seeded, and diced to about 1/2-inch
  • 1/2 of a medium red onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta
  • 1/4 cup shredded fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tbsp  red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp raw sugar or honey
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt, or to taste

METHODS

  1. In a large bowl, combine cucumbers, tomatoes, onion, basil and feta cheese. Toss to mix.
  2. Whisk olive oil, vinegar, sugar or honey, pepper and salt in  small bowl. Taste dressing and adjust seasonings if necessary. Drizzle dressing over salad, toss, taste and adjust seasonings. Serve immediately, or allow to sit at room temperature for about 30 minutes for the cucumbers to soften and the flavors to blend.

Serves 4 as a healthy side portion.

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