15 Healthy Feta Cheese Salad Ideas

15 Healthy Feta Cheese Salad Ideas

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Feta cheese is a traditional Greek cheese. This cheese is loaded with protein, vitamins and minerals (especially calcium). Feta cheese is also packed with many health benefits. Feta cheese is very versatile and can be used raw, fried, baked, in pastas, soups or salads. Here are some amazingly Delicious Healthy Feta Cheese Salad Ideas:

1. Cauliflower feta salad

This cauliflower feta salad recipe is packed with fiber, protein and antioxidants. Plus, this recipe is sure to satisfy your hunger.

Ingredients:

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– 2 cups cauliflower, cut into florets, steamed
– ½ tsp. chili powder
– 2 cups turkey breasts, grilled, diced
– 1 bunch fresh kale leaves, chopped
– 1 tbsp. olive oil
– 3 tbsp. feta cheese, crumbled
– 1/3 lemon or lime, juiced
– 1 cucumber, sliced
– 1 tbsp. parsley, chopped
– Salt and pepper, to taste
– 1 tsp. chia seeds
– 1. tsp. flax seeds
– Mint leaves, for garnish

Instructions:

Dice turkey breasts. In a bowl, combine lemon juice, cauliflower, cucumber, chili powder, flax seeds, chia seeds, turkey breasts, fresh kale leaves, olive oil, feta cheese, lime juice and parsley. Serve immediately. Garnish with mint leaves. Serve and enjoy!

15 Healthy Feta Cheese Salad Ideas

2. Avocado feta salad

This avocado feta salad is not only easy to make but also gluten-free and loaded with healthy fats. This salad will keep well in the fridge for 1 –2 days.

Ingredients:

– 1/3 cup organic feta cheese
– 2 avocados, peeled and chopped
– 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
– 2 cucumbers, sliced
– 2 tsp. finely chopped fresh mint
– Salt and pepper, to taste
– 2 tbsp. olive oil
– 3 tbsps., lime juice, fresh
– 1 cup carrots, grated
– 5 olives, pitted
– 1/2 tsp. balsamic vinegar
– 1 tbsp. parsley, chopped
– 1 cup arugula leaves, chopped
– Mint leaves, for garnish
– Lemon slices, for garnish

Instructions:

In a large salad bowl, mix gently all ingredients, until well combined. Garnish with mint leaves and lemon slices. Serve immediately. Enjoy your tasty salad.

3. Spicy grilled chicken salad

If you’re a fan of chicken, this yummy salad is perfect for you. Chicken offers a wide variety of health benefits. If you can afford it, always buy organic chicken.

Ingredients:

– 8 oz. chicken breasts, sliced
– 2 cups cucumbers, sliced
– 2 tbsp. organic feta cheese, crumbled
– 1/2 cup Greek yogurt, low fat
– 1 tomato, chopped
– 1 garlic clove, minced
– 1/3 tsp. onion powder
– 1 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
– 2 tbsp. dried cranberries, optional

Instructions:

Preheat your grill to medium. Lightly coat chicken breasts with olive oil and place on a preheated grill. Grill for about 4-5 minutes per side. Set aside and let cool. Cut chicken breasts into strips. In a large salad bowl, combine chicken breasts, cucumbers, feta cheese, Greek yogurt, tomato, garlic, onion powder, apple cider vinegar and dried cranberries. Serve and enjoy!

4. Avocado corn salad

This avocado corn salad is bursting with flavors. Plus, it is packed with healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals.

Ingredients:

– 1 stalk celery, finely sliced
– 1 cup spinach leaves, chopped
– 1 tomato, sliced
– 1 avocado, sliced
– 0/5 cup kernel corn
– 2. tbsp. lemon juice, fresh
– 1/2 tsp. balsamic vinegar
– 1/3 cup feta cheese, crumbled
– 1 cucumber, peeled, sliced
– 1/3 cup fresh tomato salsa
– Salt and pepper, to taste
– 2 tbsp. olive oil
– Orange slices, for garnish
– Mint leaves, for garnish

Instructions:

In a large bowl, combine celery, spinach, tomato, avocado, corn, lemon juice, balsamic vinegar, cucumber and tomato salsa. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle salt and pepper. Mix gently all ingredients until well incorporated. Garnish with mint leaves and orange slices. Done! Serve and enjoy.

5. Creamy salmon spinach salad

Why buy ready-made salads when it is so easy to make your own? This salad is so easy to make and so healthy!

Ingredients:

– 1/2 cup romaine lettuce, chopped
– 2 cups fresh kale leaves, chopped
– 1 avocado, sliced
– 1 cup arugula leaves
– 1 tsp. chia seeds
– 1 tsp. flax seeds
– 1/3 tbsp. chili powder
– 2 tbsp. lemon or lime juice
– 1 tsp. minced garlic
– 1 tsp. dijon mustard
– 1 tbsp. olive oil
– 50 g flaked almonds, toasted
– ½ cup spinach leaves, chopped
– 1 tbsp. white wine vinegar
– 1/3 cup organic feta cheese

Instructions:

Simply combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and drizzle with olive oil. Serve with grilled chicken or fish. Serve immediately. Enjoy your meal!

6. Tuna feta salad

If you like eating fish, you’ve got to try this amazingly delicious this tuna salad! This salad is also amazingly healthy!

Ingredients:

– 1 cup canned tuna
– 1 tbsp. avocado oil
– 1/3 cup feta cheese, crumbled
– 1 avocado, sliced
– 1 tsp. minced garlic
– 1 tbsp. lemon juice, fresh
– 1/2 tsp. balsamic vinegar
– 2 cups spinach leaves
– Salt and pepper, to taste
– 5-10 olives, pitted
– 1/5 cup capers
– 1/5 cup dried cranberries
– 3 cup mixed salad greens

Instructions:

Add canned tuna, avocado oil, feta cheese, avocado, feta cheese, minced garlic, lemon juice, balsamic vinegar, spinach leaves, olives, capers, dried cranberries and mixed salad greens to a salad bowl, tossing gently to combine. Garnish with lemon slices and dried cranberries. Done!

7. Vegetable salad with feta cheese

This refreshing veggie and feta cheese salad is full of crunchy vegetables. It is also packed with feta cheese a great source of protein and calcium.

Ingredients:

– 1/2 cup baby corn
– 1 green onion, sliced
– 1 cup mixed salad greens
– 1 yellow pepper, sliced
– 1. tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped
– 1 cup spinach leaves
– ½ tsp. chili powder
– 2 tbsp. sunflower seeds
– 1/3 cup feta cheese
– 3 tbsp. lime juice, fresh
– Salt and pepper, to taste
– 2 tbsp. avocado oil

Instructions:

In a bowl, add baby corn, mixed salad greens, green onion, yellow pepper, chili powder, fresh parsley, spinach leaves, yellow pepper, feta cheese and sunflower seeds. In another bowl, combine lemon juice and avocado oil. Drizzle over salad and toss to combine. Bon appetit!

8. Salmon, tomato, and feta cheese salad

If you like salmon you’re going to love this salad. It is so fresh, full of flavor and so easy to make!

Ingredients:

– 50g smoked salmon slices
– 1 cup finely grated carrots
– 1/2 cup green bell pepper diced
– 1 cup sliced cucumbers
– 2 tomatoes large tomato, sliced
– 1/4 cup onion, sliced
– 1 yellow pepper, sliced
– 1/4 cup baby corn
– 1/3 cup tofu cheese, diced
– ½ cup feta cheese, crumbled
– 2 tbsp. mozzarella cheese
– 1 clove garlic, minced
– Salt and pepper, to taste
– 2 tsp. avocado oil
– 1/3 tsp. dijon mustard
– 1 tsp. chia seeds
– 1 tsp. flax seeds
– 1/2 tsp. minced garlic
– 1 pack mixed salad greens

Instructions:

In a salad bowl mix gently all ingredients. Drizzle with avocado olive oil and sprinkle salt and pepper. Serve and enjoy.

9. Arugula salad with feta

Arugula salad with feta cheese is one of the best salads i have ever tasted. It’s also loaded with nutrients and as well as flavor.

Ingredients:

– 1/3 cup feta cheese
– 1 cup arugula, chopped
– 1/4 cup raisins, soaked
– 1 green onion, finely sliced
– 2 tsp. olive oil
– 1 tsp. chia seeds
– 1 tsp. white wine vinegar
– 1/3 tbsp. chili powder
– Salt and black pepper, to taste
– Mint leaves, for garnish
– Lime or lemon slices, for garnish

Instructions:

Add feta cheese, chopped arugula, raisins, chia seeds, green onion, chili powder and white wine vinegar in a large salad bowl and toss gently to combine. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Garnish with mint leaves and lemon slices. Serve immediately. Done! Enjoy your meal.

10. Lentil feta cheese salad

We all know that lentils loaded with many healthy nutrients. Lentils are a healthy substitute for meat. And even more, they are super tasty!

Ingredients:

– 2 cups lentils, cooked, drained
– 1/3 tsp. garlic powder
– 1/3 lime, juiced
– 1/3 fresh parsley, chopped
– Salt and pepper, to taste
– 1 tbsp. pumpkin seeds
– 1/4 tsp. Dijon mustard
– 4 tbsp. feta cheese, crumbled
– 1/2 cup watercress, chopped
– 1/2 cup spinach, chopped
– 1 clove garlic, minced
– 3 tbsp. avocado oil
– Salt and pepper, to taste
– 1 pomegranate, seeds, optional

Instructions:

In a salad bowl add lentils, garlic powder, fresh parsley, pumpkin seeds, Dijon mustard, feta cheese, watercress, spinach, and garlic. Add pomegranate seeds. Add lime juice and toss together to coat evenly. Serve immediately. Bon appetit!

11. Spinach feta salad

Spinach is one of the healthiest foods in the world! In addition, spinach is a healthy addition to any diet. Eating spinach on a regular basis can help strengthen you bones.

Ingredients:

– 1 cup spinach, fresh, chopped
– ½ cup kale, chopped
– 3 tbsp. feta cheese, crumbled
– 1/5 cup dried cranberries
– 1/5 cup raisins
– 1 small green onion, sliced
– ½ cup arugula
– 1 avocado, chopped
– 1/3 cup baby corn
– 1/5 cup almonds, chopped
– 3 tbsp. olive oil
– 3 tbsp. feta cheese, crumbled
– 1/3 lemon or lime, juiced
– 1 cucumber, sliced
– Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions:

In a large salad bowl, add all ingredients and mix gently until well combined. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Garnish with lemon and lime slices. Enjoy your tasty salad!

12. Grilled zucchini and feta cheese salad

I have never tasted another feta cheese salad quite like this one! And even more, this salad is also gluten- free!

Ingredients:

– 3 zucchini
– 2 stalks celery, chopped
– 1 cups finely grated carrots
– ½ cup feta cheese
– 1 cup fresh spinach, chopped
– 1 tomato, chopped
– 1 cucumber, chopped
– Salt and pepper, to taste
– 2 tsp. avocado oil
– 1/3 lemon, juiced

Instructions:

Preheat your grill to medium. Slice zucchini into quarters, lengthwise and lightly coat them with avocado oil. Place them on a preheated grill. Grill zucchini for about 4 minutes each side. Set aside and let cool. In a bowl add grilled zucchini, carrots, celery, feta cheese, cucumber, fresh spinach, and tomato. In another bowl whisk together lemon juice and avocado oil. Drizzle over salad and toss to combine. Done!

13. Watermelon feta salad

This salad is so fresh and full of flavor! It is one of the best salads I have taste in a long time. You can add dried cranberries if you want.

Ingredients:

– 1 lemon, juiced and zested
– ½ cup olive oil
– 2 tbsp. vinegar
– 1 tsp. freshly grated ginger
– 1 lemon, juiced and zested
– Salt and pepper, to taste
– 2 tbsp. basil fresh, chopped
– 2 cups watermelon, cubed and seeds removed
– 1 cucumber, peeled, cubed
– 1 tomato, chopped
– 5 mint leaves
– 1/3 cup feta cheese, crumbled
– 1 tbsp. almonds, roughly chopped
– 1 tsp. fresh parsley, chopped
– Mint leaves, for garnish

Instructions:

In a large bowl add watermelon cubes and remaining ingredients. Toss gently and serve immediately. Garnish with mint leaves. Bon appetit!

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14. Cherry tomato, avocado, and feta cheese salad

This colorful cherry tomato and avocado feta cheese salad recipe will wake up your taste buds and brighten up your day.

Ingredients:

– 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
– 1 mango, peeled, cubed
– 1 cucumber, sliced
– 1 tbsp. parsley, chopped
– 1 cup arugula, chopped
– 1/3 cup baby corn
– 1 medium cucumber, peeled, cubed
– 1 green onion, chopped
– 1 clove garlic, minced
– 1 cup corn
– 1/5 cup almonds, chopped
– 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
– 3 tsp. olive oil
– 1 cup mixed greens
– Salt and pepper to taste
– 2 tbsp. basil fresh, chopped
– Lemon slices, for garnish

Instructions:

In a bowl, combine cherry tomatoes and remaining ingredients. Sprinkle with salts and pepper and toss to combine. Garnish with lemon slices and cherry tomatoes. Enjoy your meal!

15. Mango, cucumber and feta cheese salad

This mango feta salad is this salad is a great addition to any table. This salad will also help keep you full longer.

Ingredients:

– 2 cups spinach, fresh, chopped
– 2 cups kale, fresh, chopped
– 1/3 cup organic feta cheese
– 1 avocado, peeled, cubed
– 1 mango, peeled, cubed
– 2 cups mixed greens
– 1 tomato, peeled, cubed
– 3 tbsp. olive oil
– 2 tsp. balsamic vinegar
– 1/3 fresh lemon juice
– 1 cucumber, peeled, cubed
– 1 tsp. chia seeds
– Salt and pepper, to taste
– ¼ cup fresh blueberries, optional
– Mint leaves, for garnish

Instructions:

In large salad bowl or platter, add fresh spinach, fresh kale, feta cheese, avocado, mango, mixed greens, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, fresh lemon juice and toss gently to combine. Serve and enjoy!

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