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Recipe

Juicy tomatoes, cool crisp cucumber, and salty feta cheese are a winning combination.

Yield : 4–6 servings
Prep Time : 20 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 lb 5oz (600g) ripe plum tomatoes
  • 1 cucumber
  • 7 oz (200g) feta cheese
  • ½ cup pitted Kalamata olives
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 8 large basil leaves, torn into pieces

Directions

1. Cut the tomatoes into chunks. Peel away about half of the cucumber skin. Quarter the cucumber lengthwise, scoop out the seeds, then chop the cucumber. Arrange the tomatoes and cucumber on a serving platter.

2. Drain the feta and cut into small cubes. Sprinkle the feta and olives over the vegetables. Sprinkle the lemon juice over the salad and drizzle with the oil. Season with salt and pepper and toss.

3. Add the basil, toss again, and serve.

Notes

Prepare ahead:The salad can be made through step 2, stored at room temperature, for up to 2 hours. Add the basil just before serving.


© 2008 Dorling Kindersley
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information is based on 6 servings and 1/8 teaspoon added salt per serving.

282kcal (14%)
771mg (32%)
7g
2g
26g (41%)
0g
8g (38%)
15g
2g
29mg (10%)
5g
6g
25mg
336mg
89mcg RAE (3%)
14mg (24%)
186mg (19%)
1mg (4%)
 

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