This is the perfect summer salad. Light. Tangy. It will hit the spot on a busy work day or travel or for that perfect dinner.



For the salad

  • 1 English cucumber, cut lengthwise, seeded, and sliced ¼-inch thick
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 cups halved cherry tomatoes
  • 5 ounces feta cheese, cut into ½ inch cubes*
  • ⅓ cup thinly sliced red onion
  • ⅓ cup pitted Kalamata olives or green
  • ⅓ cup fresh mint leaves
  • Optional: 3 oz grilled chicken or fish


  1. Make the dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, garlic, oregano, mustard, salt, and several grinds of pepper.
  2. On a large platter, arrange the cucumber, green pepper, cherry tomatoes, feta cheese, red onions, and olives.
  3. Drizzle with the dressing and very gently toss.
  4. Sprinkle with a few generous pinches of oregano and top with the mint leaves.
  5. Season to taste and serve.

Nutritional Info:
Calories: 422
Carbs 13g
Protein 31g
Fat 28 g

Fat: 59% (Don’t be alarmed. It’s healthy fat which is unsaturated fat)
Protein: 29%
Carbs: 12%