Watermelon and Cucumber salad with Feta

This fantastic watermelon salad with cucumbers, feta cheese and onion is perfect for spring and summer. Sweet, savory and delicious salad or side dish will look gorgeous for your next BBQ party.

Watermelon and Cucumber salad with Feta

Natalija
The feta cheese is already salty, no need to add salt. Only pepper needs to be added, preferably freshly ground pepper. Make sure to leave the salad in the refrigerator long enough before serving.
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Servings 8 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 watermelon (or 1 small watermelon ) peeled and cubed
  • 1 english cucumber cubed
  • 1/2 red onion finely sliced
  • 200 g feta cheese cubed
  • 1/2 bunch of Fresh mint minced
  • 1/2 lemon (juice only)
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • In a large bowl, gently toss all cut ingredients, drizzle with lemon juice and season with pepper. Cover and refrigerate for about 1 hour before serving.
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Tabbouleh Salad

Tabbouleh salad has been a fundamental part of Middle Eastern cuisine for many years. The main ingredients are bulgur, parsley, lemon juice and olive oil, the rest ingredients are fresh or marinated vegetables, olives, raisins and spices. This salad is very flexible, fell free to add more or less of any spices of your choice.

Tabbouleh Salad

Natalija
Tabbouleh Salad can be served as a main course or side dish.
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 3 hrs 20 mins
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 200 g couscous
  • 200 ml boil water
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 4 tomatoes
  • 1 english cucumber or 4 small ones
  • 1 onion
  • 1 bell pepper (any color) (I used 3 mini bell peppers)
  • 1/4 bunch fresh parsley
  • 1/4 bunch Fresh mint
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Few drops tabasco sauce (optional)
  • 1 large lemon
  • 6 Tbsp olive oil

Instructions
 

  • In a medium saucepan, bring the water and 1/4 tsp of salt to a boil. Stir in the couscous, cover tightly with a lid and remove from heat, let steam for 5 minutes. Cool it down.
  • Cut tomatoes into small pieces.
  • Peel and cut cucumber into small cubes.
  • Peel and thinly chop onion.
  • Remove seeds from bell pepper and cut into small cubes.
  • Finely chop fresh parsley and mint.
  • Place the chopped vegetables, herbs and bulgur in a mixing bowl. Add Tabasco sauce. Drizzle with lemon juice and olive oil. Mix gently. Taste for seasoning and adjust with salt and pepper as needed.
  • Transfer to a serving plater or serve it as a castle (using a ring)
  • Or in a glass.
  • Or as stuffed tomatoes.
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Chickpea Salad with Feta Cheese

The chickpea Salad with Feta Cheese is a very simple salad, composed of canned chickpeas and feta. The tomatoes and bell peppers are not necessary, but provide more flavor and vitamins, as well as a vibrant color.

Chickpea Salad with Feta Cheese

Natalija
The feta cheese is already salty enough, so salt the salad lightly.
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 400 g (1 can) garbanzo beans drained
  • 150 g feta cheese cubed
  • 15 cherry tomatoes, or 2 medium tomatoes sliced
  • 1 bell pepper cored and sliced
  • 1/2 red onion cut into thin slices
  • 1 clove garlic pressed
  • Fresh or dried herbs (cilantro, chive, dill) chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 lemon (juice only)
  • 3-4 Tbsp olive oil

Instructions
 

  • In a salad bowl, mix the chickpea, feta, tomatos, bell pepper, onion, garlic, and herbs.
  • Season with salt and pepper. Drizzle with freshly pressed lemon juice and olive oil. Serve right away or keep it in the refrigerator.
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Kale Salad with Avocado and Mango

I am so excited that warmer weather is finally here. Now is the best time for healthy greens and fresh juicy mango. There is just not one single thing I don’t like about this salad. Trust me this is a salad you want to try.

Kale Salad with Avocado and Mango

Irina
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups kale finely chopped
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 large mango
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 5 tsp mandarin juice freshly squeezed
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 8 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbsp grated parmesan cheese (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Wash all the ingredients.
  • In a large bowl, add the kale, 2 tsp of olive oil and a pinch of salt. Massage until the kale starts soften(it will darken in color). Set it aside.
  • Meanwhile peel and dice mango into 1/2″ cubes.
  • Cut onion into half-moon slices.
  • Slice the avocado while it’s in its shell and gently scoop the slices with a spoon.
  • Finely chop the cilantro.
  • Squeeze juicy mandarin into a small bowl. Add honey, Dijon mustard, olive oil, salt and freshly ground black pepper. Whisk together.
  • Mix everything together, top with grated parmesan cheese and drizzle with dressing.
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Cucumber Tomato & Green Onion Salad

Looking for a “quick” salad  to make? This cucumber and tomato salad is not just fast and easy salad to make, it is also a great summer side dish that goes perfectly with fish, potato, rice, omelet or just by itself.

Cucumber tomato & green onion salad

Natalija
Adding any other vegetables to this salad is not prohibited! Use olive oil instead of sour cream if you don’t like sour cream.
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 1-2 cucumber sliced
  • 5-6 tomatoes quartered
  • 1 clove garlic pressed
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • Some green onions chopped
  • 2 Tbsp sour cream

Instructions
 

  • In the bowl, combine the cucumber, tomatoes, garlic, green onion, salt and pepper. Add the sour cream and gently toss. Serve right away.
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