Cucumber, Tomato, and Feta Salad
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Recipe type: Salad
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Serves: 4
 
This simple combination is loaded with flavor. Heat from the garlic, tanginess from the Feta and vinegar, as well as warmth from the oregano and fruitiness from the olive oil make this salad superb. Total Cost of Recipe = $3.59 or $0.90 per serving.
Ingredients
  • 1 medium onion, diced ($0.19)
  • 1 large cucumber, or two medium cucumbers, diced ($1.00)
  • 2 - 3 tomatoes, diced ($0.60)
  • 4 ounces feta cheese, crumbled ($1.00)
  • FOR THE DRESSING:
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil ($0.52)
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar ($0.06)
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano ($0.03)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh, finely minced, garlic (two cloves) ($0.12)
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard ($0.03)
  • ¼ teaspoon salt ($0.02)
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper ($0.02)
Instructions
  1. Place onion, cucumber, and tomatoes into a bowl.
  2. Put olive oil, red wine vinegar, dried oregano, finely minced garlic, Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper into a jar with a lid.
  3. Seal the jar and shake well to mix the ingredients together and to allow them to emulsify.
  4. Pour dressing over vegetables and store, covered, in the fridge until serving time.
  5. Just before serving, sprinkle the top with Feta cheese and toss well to incorporate.
Recipe by Patty Cake's Pantry at http://www.pattycakespantry.com/salad/cucumber-tomato-and-feta-salad/