Feta Cheese with Basil Salad

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  • Published Aug 11th
  • Ready In30m
  • Servings6
  • Calories278

This salad recipe is perfect for when the garden is in season! It’s quick to make and you can add or delete ingredients as you wish.

Feta Cheese with Basil Salad Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Feta Cheese with Basil Salad for 6 servings:

  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 bunch fresh basil leaves, sliced
  • 1 bunch green onions, sliced
  • 1 avocado, peeled and diced
  • 1 (6 ounce) package crumbled feta cheese with basil and sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup kalamata olives, pitted and chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • garlic salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar, or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, or to taste

Feta Cheese with Basil Salad Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook-
  • Ready In30m

To cook Feta Cheese with Basil Salad, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The following are the steps to cook Feta Cheese with Basil Salad easily:

  1. 1 Place the walnuts in a small skillet over medium heat. Cook, stirring constantly, until golden brown.
  2. 2 In a bowl, gently mix the walnuts, tomatoes, basil, green onions, avocado, feta cheese with basil and sun-dried tomatoes, kalamata olives, and red bell pepper. Season with garlic salt, and drizzle with balsamic vinegar and extra-virgin olive oil. Allow to sit about 15 minutes, and toss again just before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 278 calories; 23 grams of fat; 13.5 grams of carbohydrates; 8.1 grams of protein; 25 milligrams of cholesterol; 566 milligrams of sodium.

  1. May 5th 2010

    I was trying to decide between two kinds of Greek-sounding salads and ended up combining them. Used this recipe and just added about 2 1/2 cups cooked orzo. Gave the salad more volume and ...

  2. Sep 7th 2009

    We really enjoyed this as a refreshing side dish. I used just plain feta instead of the basil/sundried tomato feta, and skipped the walnuts because my husband doesn't like nuts in food. It ...

  3. Oct 24th 2008

    This was delicious! I've made it twice now and it's turned out perfectly both times! The only changes that I have made is that I used an oil and vinegar dressing just because I was trying to ...

  4. Jan 19th 2007

    This was delicious but very rich. I omitted the walnuts because of personal preference (I did taste the salad with a few, but I didn't think they added much flavor--just a nice crunch), and ...

  5. Aug 8th 2006

    just a matter of personal taste, i thought the green onions in the recipe overpowered all of the other ingredients. next time i will make it and omit the green onions.

  6. Aug 5th 2005

    This was a delicious recipe! I have made it several times so far since salads are great summer food. Once or twice I used dried basil instead of fresh because my plant was not big enough a ...

  7. Jun 16th 2005

    Don't leave anything out of this salad. I thought the walnuts and avocado would make it weird, but they are perfect in the salad. The only thing I changed was using green olives because I ...

  8. Jun 7th 2005

    My husband didn't prefer these flavors blended together, but I thought it made for a unique salad. I might throw a few of the ingredients together again when dining alone, but will eliminate ...

  9. Jun 7th 2005

    I had this salad at my sister's last night. I made her put it back in the fridge so I didn't eat the entire salad, it was so good! The avocado adds a rich taste and texture that is normally ...