CUCUMBER SALAD

Mediterranean Cucumber and Feta Salad with Balsamic Sprout Drizzle

Jenifer G
This Mediterranean Cucumber and Feta Salad with Balsamic Sprout Drizzle is a perfect combination of crisp cucumbers, briny olives, creamy feta, and the freshness of sprouts. The balsamic dressing adds a tangy and sweet touch, tying all the flavors together. It's a light and flavorful dish that can be enjoyed as a side or a light lunch. Don't forget to share the recipe on your blog and enjoy the refreshing taste of the Mediterranean!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 250 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 large cucumbers thinly sliced
  • 1 cup 1 cup olives pitted and halved
  • 1 cup 1 cup feta cheese crumbled
  • 1/4 cup 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 cup 1 cup fresh sprouts e.g., alfalfa, broccoli, or a mix

Instructions
 

  • - Wash and thinly slice the cucumbers.
  • - Pit and halve the olives.
  • Crumble the feta cheese.
  • In a large salad bowl, combine the sliced cucumbers, Kalamata olives, and crumbled feta cheese.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar until well combined. This will be your dressing.
  • Drizzle the balsamic dressing over the cucumber, olive, and feta mixture.
  • Gently toss the salad to ensure an even coating of the dressing.
  • Sprinkle the fresh sprouts over the salad just before serving.
  • Serve the salad immediately to maintain its freshness and crunch.
  • Optionally, you can garnish with additional feta cheese and a drizzle of olive oil if desired.

Notes

The salad is rich in healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals, offering a satisfying and nutritious option. Adjustments can be made to suit individual dietary preferences and needs.
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