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Greek Zucchini Salad with Crumbled Feta

Fresh mint, feta cheese and zucchini are a favorite summer salad combination in small tavernas throughout the Greek Isles. For a more colorful salad, use one zucchini and one yellow squash.

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Fresh mint, feta cheese and zucchini are a favorite summer salad combination in small tavernas throughout the Greek Isles. For a more colorful salad, use one zucchini and one yellow squash.

Servings
SERVING

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbs. lemon juice
  • 2 tsp. grated lemon zest
  • 1 clove garlic, minced (about 1 tsp.)
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 medium zucchini, peeled into thin ribbons (about 4 cups)
  • 1 medium sweet onion, such as Vidalia or Walla Walla, thinly sliced (about 1 cup)
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 green onions, chopped (about 1/4 cup)
  • 1 Tbs. chopped fresh mint
  • 1 Tbs. chopped fresh parsley

Preparation

Whisk together lemon juice, lemon zest and garlic in large serving bowl. Gradually whisk in oil. Season with salt and pepper. Add zucchini and onion, and toss to coat. Cover and marinate overnight, or up to 2 days. Sprinkle with feta, green onions, mint and parsley just before serving.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size Serves 6
  • Calories 149
  • Carbohydrate Content 9 g
  • Cholesterol Content 11 mg
  • Fat Content 12 g
  • Fiber Content 2 g
  • Protein Content 3 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 3 g
  • Sodium Content 252 mg
  • Sugar Content 5 g
  • Trans Fat Content 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat Content 0 g