Save this Smitten KitchenSee original recipe on

Chopped Salad With Feta, Lime And Mint

Chopped Salad With Feta, Lime And Mint


  • 3 cups chopped, crunchy vegetables
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) crumbled feta, queso fresco or ricotta salata
  • 1/3 cup well-toasted sunflower seeds, salted or unsalted
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse or kosher salt, plus more to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon chile powder or 1/8 teaspoon each your choice combination of chile powder, cumin, cayenne or sumac
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh mint leaves