Greek Cucumber Salad

Greek Cucumber Salad

By: Meet Your Vegetables Interns

For even more Mediterranean flavor and extra protein, try adding chopped Kalamata olives, chickpeas or feta cheese to this salad! Makes about 4 servings.

Ingredients

  • 2 medium cucumbers, chopped (about 3 cups)
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, cut in halves (about 2 cups)
  • ¼ cup finely diced red onion
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ salt (or to taste*)
  • Juice from ½ a medium lemon

Method

In a large bowl, combine vegetables and toss until well-combined. In a small bowl or glass jar with lid, whisk or shake together the remaining ingredients. Toss with vegetables until evenly combined. Enjoy!

 

Nutrition Facts: Serving Size 1 ⅓ cup  (271g), Calories 180 (Calories from fat 120), Total Fat 14g (Saturated Fat 2g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 150mg, Total Carbohydrate 11g, Dietary Fiber 3g, Sugars 8g, Protein 2g, Vitamin A 20%, Vitamin C 35%, Calcium 4%, Iron 4%

*Option not included in nutrition facts

Nutrition Facts provided by Allina Health.

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