Refreshing Cucumber Salad: Summer Vibes

Create a delightful and refreshing salad that perfectly captures the essence of summer with our Refreshing Cucumber Salad. This crisp and tangy salad is the ultimate companion for those hot summer days when you’re craving something light, hydrating, and bursting with flavor.

Loaded with fresh cucumbers, juicy tomatoes, and aromatic herbs, this salad is a celebration of seasonal produce. It’s not just a dish; it’s a reflection of the vibrant colors and flavors that define summer.

Ingredients

  • 2 large cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, torn
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, torn
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup black olives, pitted and sliced

Instructions

  1. Gently combine the cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, and red onion in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Add the torn basil and mint leaves to the bowl, followed by the crumbled feta cheese.
  3. Drizzle your favorite vinaigrette dressing over the salad and gently toss to combine all the ingredients.
  4. Sprinkle the sliced black olives on top, giving the salad an extra burst of flavor and a touch of Mediterranean flair.
  5. Chill the salad in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to meld together.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

This Refreshing Cucumber Salad is a summer sensation! With its cool crunch and zesty flavors, it’s the perfect side dish for BBQs, picnics, or a light lunch on a sunny day.

Nutrition Information: Calories: 120 | Fat: 7g | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 4g

So, why wait? Dive into summer vibes with our Refreshing Cucumber Salad. It’s not just a dish; it’s a symphony of flavors and a reminder that summer is all about enjoying the simple pleasures of fresh, seasonal ingredients. Whether you’re hosting a backyard barbecue or simply looking for a healthy and tasty snack, this salad will leave your taste buds dancing with delight.