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  • Cucumber, Avocado, Feta Salad
  • Cucumber, Avocado, Feta Salad
  • Cucumber, Avocado, Feta Salad
  • Cucumber, Avocado, Feta Salad

Cucumber, Avocado, Feta Salad

Food | July 10, 2018 | Nik Manojlovich
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Healthy, refreshing and easy to prepare – it doesn’t get much better than this. Get ready to say “yum” for CUCUMBER, AVOCADO & FETA SALAD!

I recently had my sister Maria and her husband Steve up at the cottage, and it shouldn’t come as a surprise that two Manojlovich siblings in the same room will invariably turn the conversation to food. Boy, am I ever thankful it did because this recipe for a CUCUMBER, AVOCADO and FETA SALAD was the result of it.

Maria explained how she and her daughter Jelena like to take cucumbers, avocado, and feta cheese and toss it with lemon and dill to create a simple but fresh tasting salad. The idea sounded simple enough, and with just a few simple considerations we were sitting down to enjoy it in no time.

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Here’s what went into making this really refreshing, super-simple salad:

CUCUMBER – We used an English cucumber, but any variety will work for the recipe. While there’s no need to seed the cukes, I do like partially peeling them, which makes the salad more visually appealing.

AVOCADO – Try to make this salad with perfectly ripened avocados, the bigger the better. Be careful with how much you handle them to avoid mushiness.

FETA CHEESE – We cubed the feta cheese for this recipe, but adding crumbled feta can work too. I suggest you taste the cheese before adding it to the salad to get a sense of the sodium level – you don’t want the end result to be too salty.

LEMON & DILL – Much of the beauty of this salad comes from the flavour combination of fresh dill and lemon. If anything, add more than we suggest to boost the fresh taste.

Although this salad is perfect for lunch or a light dinner, you can also serve it as a side with our GRILLED CHICKEN, MIXED GRILL or BARBECUED SALMON FILLET. It might be my new favourite goes-with-everything salad recipe.

Simple food shouldn’t be boring and this salad proves it. Make our CUCUMBER, AVOCADO and FETA SALAD and find out why.


4 Responses to “Cucumber, Avocado, Feta Salad”

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  2. Jenny says:

    Love this idea!! WE do lots of guacamole but this is a nice new twist. Can’t wait to try it


Ingredients & Amounts

  • For the salad:
  • 2 avocados, peeled, pitted and chopped
  • 1 English cucumber, partially peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup of feta cheese, cubed or crumbled
  • ½ cup of dill, leaves plucked or chopped
  • 3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 lemon, juice and zest, divided
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • To serve:
  • Boston lettuce leaves
  • juice of half a lemon
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • fresh dill and lemon zest


  1. Place cucumber, avocado, feta cheese and dill in a medium-sized bowl. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste and drizzle with olive oil. Toss gently.
  2. Place a few lettuce leaves onto a salad or luncheon plate. Add salad onto the leaves. Squeeze additional lemon juice onto the salad followed by more salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with dill and lemon zest. Serve immediately.

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