I hope you’re enjoying your summer. Farmers Markets around the country are teeming with delectable fruits and vegetables.

Heirloom Tomatoes at the Union Square Farmers Market

This is the time to cook, and often we don’t feel like making anything complicated. I love to make salads in the summer for lunch or dinner. This is one of my favorites. It has Greek accents and lots of flirty flavors.

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Serves 4

1 cucumber, peeled and roughly cut

3 tomatoes roughly chopped, seeds scooped out and discarded

Half of a red onion, roughly chopped

1 cup of pitted Kalamata olives, halved

1/2 cup of fresh mint, finely chopped

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar

1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

1 cup crumbled feta cheese

Combine in a large bowl the cucumber, tomato, red onion, olives, and mint. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add the vinegar and oil. Toss well. Then add the feta and gently toss again.