Feta Cucumber Salad Recipe

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If you like the distinctive taste of feta cheese, you'll enjoy this crisp and refreshing cucumber medley, "Even our twin daughters ask me to make this speedy salad," reports Connie Lasko from Mistatim, Saskatchewan.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:4-5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 4-5 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 medium cucumbers
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 101 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 453 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Directions

  1. Cut cucumbers in half lengthwise. Using a spoon, remove seeds and discard. Cut cucumbers into 1/2-in. cubes; place in a bowl. Sprinkle with salt. Stir in onions. Combine the cheese, lemon juice, oil and pepper; add to cucumber mixture and stir gently. Yield: 4-5 servings.
Originally published as Feta Cucumber Salad in Quick Cooking July/August 2001, p11

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 101 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 453 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.

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Reviewed Aug. 5, 2013

This is possibly the best cucumber salad I've ever had. I just loved it! It was so easy to make, with just a few ingredients, and delicious even though low in calories. I think it's a winner!

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Reviewed Aug. 20, 2012

Yum! After reading the other comments, I put in half a tablespoon less lemon juice and it was perfect for my family. Loved it!

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Reviewed Aug. 11, 2012

This was really good. I sub. red onion and Mediterranean feta(w/ herbs & sun dried tomatoes). Best cucumber salad I ever had.

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Reviewed Jun. 28, 2011

The flavors were just too strong for my family. I may try it again with less lemon and onion.

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Reviewed Aug. 21, 2010

This is an excellent, tasty, healthy choice for a cool summer salad. I have made it several times.

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