Cucumber and feta salad

This cucumber, feta, and mint salad is not only tasty but also very refreshing. It is an ideal summer meal. This salad goes very well with pita bread.

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Cucumber and feta salad

Feta cheese is naturally salty so be mindful to avoid adding too much salt.
Course Salads
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Author Natalija

Ingredients

  • 1 long cucumber diced
  • 200 g feta cheese diced
  • 1/4 bunch Fresh mint chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Some freshly squeezed lemon juice (optional)
  • Some olive oil

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl, combine cucumber, feta, and fresh mint. Season with salt and pepper. Drizzle with lemon juice and olive oil. Toss gently. Cover and let stand in the fridge for at least a half hour.

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 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
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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Okroshka (Cold Slavic Soup)

Okroshka is a soup, mostly served in summer and always served cold. The ingredients are diced and then mixed with kvass. The ratio of chopped vegetables to kvass is similar to that of cereal to milk. There are tons of different okroshka recipes, but every okroshka must contain green onion, radishes, cucumber, potatoes, boiled eggs and dill.

Okroshka (Cold Slavic Soup)

Irina
The word “okroshka” come from Russian word “kroshka” (crumbs) and means “made of crumbs”. All ingredients must be finely diced.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 4 hard boiled eggs diced
  • 2 boiled potatoes peeled and cut into small cubes
  • 1 medium english cucumber peeled and cut into small cubes
  • 8 slices (300g) bologna finely diced
  • 6-7 radishes thinly diced
  • 1/2 bunch dill finely diced
  • 1/2 bunch green onion finely diced
  • 2 l kvass
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • sour cream for garnish (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Chop all ingredients.
  • Now is the time to turn the salad into a soup. Pour the kvass over the chopped vegetables and mix gently. Add salt and pepper according to taste.
  • Let the veggies soak all the flavors for about 2-3 hours in the refrigerator before serving. Serve cold with sour cream. Okroshka will taste even better the following day.
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