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A quick and easy Mediterranean twist on classic cucumber salad, this Cucumber Feta Salad with Zaatar Dressing comes together in a flash, with a few simple ingredients and a flavor packed zaatar dressing!


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Easy to whip up Cucumber feta salad

This Cucumber Feta Salad with Zaatar Dressing is a light, refreshing and spiced twist on classic cucumber salad. With plenty of crumbly feta and a citrus infused zaatar dressing, this salad is always a crowd pleaser.

Cucumber feta salad

What goes into this fast and easy Mediterranean cucumber salad?

This super easy cucumber salad is made up of 3 simple ingredients, and a quick and easy spiced citrus dressing. All you need is a large English cucumber, a shallot, and some crumbled feta cheese.

How to slice the cucumber for the salad

To make the salad pretty, and keep it from getting watery, you’ll remove the seeds. To do this, split the cucumber lengthwise. Next, scoop out the seeds with a spoon and discard. slice into half moons and add to the salad.

Cucumber salad dressing

Making the Cucumber salad dressing

To make the dressing for this salad, you will need:

  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Zaatar seasoning 
  • 2.5 tbsp fresh squeezed lemon juice 
  • 2 finely minced or pressed garlic cloves
  • 12/ tbsp honey

All you need to do is add everything to a bowl or liquid measure, and whisk well to incorporate. toss with the salad right before serving, and top with crumbled feta.

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Cucumber salad with a twist

This funky twist on classic cucumber salad takes a fun turn with a zaatar spiced dressing, shallot, and crumbly salty feta. As easy as it is delicious- this salad dressing makes a great summertime dinner side or pot luck salad!

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One of my favorite zaatar recipes

This mediterranean style dressing is one of my favorite ways to use zaatar. The spice blends perfectly with the citrus, garlic, honey and vinegar. Toss that with crisp cucumber, thinly sliced shallot and top with feta for a real treat.

cucumber feta salad

Cucumber Feta Salad with Zaatar Dressing

Prep Time15 mins
Servings: 4


  • 1 large english cucumber, seeds removed
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 small shallot, thinly sliced


  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Zaatar seasoning 
  • 2.5 tbsp fresh squeezed lemon juice 
  • 2 finely minced or pressed garlic cloves
  • 12/ tbsp honey


  • Slice the cucumber in half lengthwise.
    2) Scoop out the seeds of the cucumber with a spoon.
    3) Slice into thin half moons and add to a mixing bowl.
    4) Slice shallot thinly, and add to the bowl.
    5) Add all dressing ingredients to a bowl or measuring cup and whisk well.
    6) Toss dressing with cucumber and shallot, and top with crumbled feta.

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