CUCUMBER CUPS WITH GREEK SALAD

This is a mini Greek salad with attitude and cuteness. A great summer appetizer!

This is a mini Greek salad with attitude and cuteness. A great summer appetizer!

Makes about 20 appetizers

Ingredients

  • 2 English cucumbers
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, diced very small
  • 1/2 cup pitted black olives, diced very small
  • 1/2 lb feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1 tbsp each or some of coarsely chopped fresh parsley, oregano, chives and mint
  • dressing:
  • 1 tbsp each of red wine vinegar and lemon juice
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt or to taste
  • pinch pepper
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

Method

  1. To make cucumber cups, slice cucumbers into 1/2" thick round. Scoop out top part of centre but leave bottom flat to contain the filling.
  2. Combine tomatoes with olives, cheese and herbs.
  3. In a small bowl whisk vinegar with lemon juice, garlic, salt, pepper and oil. Gently combine enough dressing with tomato mixture to moisten. Extra dressing will keep a few days.
  4. Just before serving spoon salad into cucumber cups.

CUCUMBER CUPS WITH GREEK SALAD

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