Recipe

Cucumber and fetta salad with za'atar

Za'atar is a Middle Eastern spice blend typically including roasted sesame seeds, thyme and sumac, although its exact combination varies according to its maker. It is delightfully tart and fragrant, and adds a unique flavour and kick to many dishes.

  • 10 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

Cucumber and fetta salad with za'atar
  • 2 lebanese cucumbers (260g)
  • 90 gram (3 ounces) goat's milk fetta cheese
  • 2 tablespoon finely chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoon za'atar

Method

Cucumber and fetta salad with za'atar
  • 1
    Peel cucumbers and slice thinly. Arrange cucumber on large serving platter.
  • 2
    Combine crumbled fetta and mint in small bowl; sprinkle mixture over cucumber.
  • 3
    Drizzle salad with juice and oil, then sprinkle with za'atar. Season to taste.

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