Baby cucumber salad with feta, shallots, and breadcrumbs 

Cucumber Salad

Here is one of my favorite things to do with cucumbers: This is a baby cucumber salad with feta cheese, shallots, homemade breadcrumbs, pine nuts and mint. This is such a spring salad and super fresh.

Here’s how to make it:


Cucumber Salad

Baby cucumber salad with feta, shallots, and breadcrumbs

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  • 6 baby cucumbers, peeled
  • fresh feta, cubed
  • homemade or store bought breadcrumbs
  • 1 shallot thinly sliced
  • olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • red pepper flakes
  • white wine vinegar
  • pine nuts
  • fresh mint for topping


  • Cut peeled cucumbers lengthwise and chop them into thin sticks. Slice the block of feta into rough cubes or crumbles. Peel and slice the shallot as thinly as possible. Combine everything all together.
  • Whisk equal parts olive oil, white wine vinegar, and lemon together. Add in red pepper flakes, salt and pepper. Slowly add into salad and taste as you go for preference.
  •  On medium heat, add pine nuts to a pan and stir until browned. Add to salad and top with toasted breadcrumbs, mint and more salt/pepper.

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I’m Abigail, a creative director, home cook and content creator living in Brooklyn. I love making the easy stuff with a twist and yes, I eat a lot of toast. This is where I share my latest recipes, so please make yourself at home.