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Recipe Category: Salads

Cucumber, Basil and Feta Salad

A simple salad of cucumber ribbons with summer basil and creamy feta.

Serves: 4
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 baby cos lettuce
  • 1 lebanese cucumber
  • 1 cup basil leaves
  • 100g feta, cubed
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • GARLIC LIME DRESSING
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons lime or lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey
Method

Shake all the dressing ingredients together in a screwtop jar. Separate lettuce into leaves, wash and dry in a salad spinner. Using a vegetable peeler, cut cucumber into ribbons. Arrange lettuce, cucumber ribbons and basil leaves on a platter and top with feta. Drizzle with dressing and serve sprinkled with pepper.

Tips

Bocconcini or fresh goat's cheese can be substituted for feta.

Author: Naomi Crisante
Date Created: 20/01/2021