Mediterranean Inspired Cucumber Cups

Ready in 20 min
Serves 6 portions
Created By: Rachel Zemser

Ingredients

  • 1 English cucumber
  • ¼ cup cucumber, finely diced
  • ¼ cup cherry tomatoes, finely diced
  • ¼ cup feta cheese, finely diced
  • ¼ cup watermelon, finely diced
  • 3 tsp Gingras XO Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 small bunch mint leaves
  • 2 tbsp Pixo Pearls (Original or Raspberry)
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Peel a large English-style seedless cucumber and cut off the rounded ends. Reserve the rounded end for dicing into the filling mixture.
  2. Slice the remaining cucumber into 8 to 10 pieces that are approximately 2 centimeters high.
  3. Using a melon baller, carefully scoop out the center of each slice, leaving a cavity to fill with salad mixture.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, mix together the tomatoes, feta, watermelon and cucumber.
  5. Gently mix in 3 teaspoons of vinegar and 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  6. Season the mixture with salt and pepper.
  7. Scoop about 1 tablespoon of the mixture into each cucumber cup.
  8. Garnish each cup with Pixo Pearls and mint leaf chiffonade.
  9. Variations: Cucumber cup height can be reduced to increase the number of pieces made.