Grilled Red Onion and Cucumber Salad with Yogurt-Mint Dressing

  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Yield: 4
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Ingredients

Salad:

2 red onions, peeled and sliced 1/2-inch thick, crosswise

Olive oil

Salt and pepper

3 cucumbers, peeled, halved lengthwise and sliced 1/2-inch thick

3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh oregano

1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

Yogurt-Mint Dressing:

1 cup plain yogurt, drained in fine sieve about 30 minutes

2 tablespoons tahini

1 tablespoon olive oil

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

2 cloves garlic, finely chopped

1/4 teaspoon cumin

1/4 cup mint chiffonade

Salt and freshly ground pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat grill. Brush both sides of the onion slices with olive oil and season with salt and pepper to taste. Grill on each side for 2 to 3 minutes. Just to obtain grill marks and cook slightly. Remove from grill and coarsely chop. Combine onions in a medium bowl with cucumber, oregano and toss with the yogurt-mint dressing. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Sprinkle with feta cheese.

Yogurt-Mint Dressing:

  1. Whisk all ingredients together in a medium bowl and season with salt and pepper, to taste. Serve immediately.

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