Easy Egyptian Feta Salad

Annacia *

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@Annacia

Here is a super simple salad that will be a great accompaniment to any North African main dish. You can, of course, enjoy it on its own too.


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Serves:
6
Prep:
20 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

2 large
cucumbers, peeled
salt
2 Tbsp
salt

DRESSING

6 oz
feta
1/4 c
finely chopped scallion
2 Tbsp
lemon juice or 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1 tsp
olive oil
fresh ground black pepper

Step-By-Step

1If you want to reduce the salt content of the feta, cut it into chunks and soak in cold water for an hour.

2Score the cucumbers with the tines of a fork, and cut them in half lengthwise. Remove the seeds - a grapefruit spoon or melon baller works well. Sprinkle the cucumbers with salt, and let them stand for about 1/2 hour.

3Then rinse, pat dry, and slice the cucumbers into 1/2 inch chunks.

4In a medium serving bowl, crush the feta with a fork and mix it with the scallions, lemon juice, oil, and pepper.

5Combine the cucumber chunks with the cheese mixture.

Sprinkle the salad with the mint.

6It can sit in the refrigerator before serving, but try not to hold it more than an hour or it will get watery.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: African
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy