Cucumber Mint Salad
Refreshing Dish on  a Hot Day

Cool & refreshing is what this Cucumber Mint Salad is. Simple shaved cucumber with shredded mint leaves, sliced red onion and a light rice vinegar & oil vinaigrette.

This easy recipe could accompany any meal as a side dish or is tasty enough for a gang at the next BBQ.


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Collect all the cucumber mint recipe ingredients together, along with your kitchen tools and a medium sized bowl.

Cucumber Mint Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 English cucumber
  • 1/2 medium red onion
  • 2 stalks mint
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) crumbled feta cheese (optional)


Cucumber Mint Dressing Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) rice vinegar
  • 4 tbsp (60 ml) Olive oil
  • Pinch of salt & pepper



Prepare the cucumber and then shave it into a medium sized bowl.

For a picture tutorial on How to Shave Cucumber - click here


Next, thinly slice the red onion.

See How - click here

Add the onions to the Cucumber mint recipe bowl.


Stack & shred the mint leaves.

Click here to see how to shred mint

Add the shredded mint to the cucumber mint recipe bowl.


Put the vinaigrette ingredients into a small jar and shake well.

Pour the dressing over the cucumber mint bowl and toss to coat all the ingredients. Crumble the feta over top, if using.

Recipe Yield: this salad recipe for cucumber mint serves 4.



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