Greek Salad Cucumbers

Greek Salad Cucumbers Recipe
Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl
The vinegar is quite pumped-up because there's not much time for the cukes to pick up much flavor otherwise. Serve with grilled steak or chicken or beef kebabs.

Yield:

Serves 4 (serving size: 4 cucumber pieces)

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Recipe Time

Hands-on: 4 Minutes
Total: 4 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 49
Fat 3.8 g
Satfat 1.4 g
Monofat 2 g
Polyfat 0.3 g
Protein 1.8 g
Carbohydrate 2.1 g
Fiber 0.8 g
Cholesterol 6 mg
Iron 0.4 mg
Sodium 200 mg
Calcium 51 mg

Ingredients

1 English cucumber, cut into quarters lengthwise and then crosswise
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 ounce feta cheese, crumbled (about 1/4 cup)
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh dill

Preparation

1. Place cucumber in a shallow dish. Combine vinegar and next 4 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Drizzle vinegar mixture over cucumbers; sprinkle with cheese and dill.

Note:

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Laraine Perri,

August 2013
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