Cucumber Salad with Herbs

YIELD 6 servings


1 shallot, minced
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
8 small lemon cucumbers or 3 English cucumbers, peeled, seeded and sliced
3 sprigs fresh oregano, stems removed
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese (about 2 ounces)
1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
1/4 teaspoon Coarsely ground black pepper


1. Combine shallot and vinegar in a small bowl. Let stand about 10 minutes. Add olive oil and salt, whisking well.

2. Pour vinaigrette over cucumbers and toss well. Sprinkle with oregano, cheese and pine nuts. Season with black pepper.

Recipe by Jim Denevan and Marah Stets with photography be Mark Boughton. This recipe originally appeared as Cucumbers with Oregano, Feta and Pine Nuts on

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Anteater Ants
Anteater Ants9 months ago


Teresa W.
Teresa W.9 months ago

Pine nuts are so expensive... :-(

Karen Everton
Karen E.about a year ago

this sounds wonderful. I have to try it soon.

Debbie Crowe
Debbie Croweabout a year ago

Oh my gosh - I was just telling my girlfriend I wanted a new recipe for Cucumber Salad last week.
Thanks. I'm going out to get some cucumbers from our garden right now!

Alan Lambert
Alan` Lambertabout a year ago


Christina C.
Christina C.about a year ago

Sounds good, thank you for sharing!

Roxana Saez
Roxana Saezabout a year ago


Tanya W.
Tanya W.about a year ago

Looks healthy

Tanya W.
Tanya W.about a year ago

Noted thanks

Vicky P.
Vicky P.about a year ago