Cucumber Tomato and Feta Salad
Cucumber Tomato and Feta Salad with crisp cucumbers, tomatoes, garbanzo beans, and red onions tossed in a tangy red wine vinaigrette. Chock-full of amazing texture and flavor, it's sure to be a hit with the crowd!
Servings 4 Cups
- 2 large cucumbers
- 2 ripe but very firm Roma tomatoes
- 1 (15 ounces) can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
- 1/2 red onion, peeled and diced
- 1/2 cup Feta Cheese, crumbled
For the Dressing
- 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon freshly-ground pepper
Under cold running water, wash cucumbers well. Trim both ends of cucumber. With a paring knife or peeler, peel one strip (about 1/4 inch wide) all the way down cucumber. Move about the same width of strip you just leave and leave the skin intact. Peel again one strip all the way down cucumber and then leave the next width of skin intact. Repeat, alternating peeled and unpeeled strips on sides of cucumber. alternating with strips left unpeeled. Cut cucumbers lengthwise, scoop out seeds and cut into 1/2 inch cubes.
In a large bowl, combine cucumbers, tomatoes, garbanzo beans and red onion. Toss gently to combine. When ready to serve, add dressing and toss to fully coat. Sprinkle with feta cheese.
For the Dressing
In a bowl, combine red wine vinegar, olive oil, honey, salt, and pepper. Whisk together until well blended.
Calories: 175kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 507mg | Potassium: 309mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 450IU | Vitamin C: 9.9mg | Calcium: 120mg | Iron: 0.5mg