Cream Cheese and Cucumber Salad

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By Claudia Roden

Published 1986

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This delightful Egyptian salad is usually made with salty Greek cream cheese, either Teleme or Feta. For an authentic salad, these can be found in most Greek stores, but good-quality cottage or curd cheese makes a good substitute.



Crumble the cheese with a tablespoon of water, using a fork, and work in the lemon juice and olive oil. Mix in the onion and cucumber, and season with salt and pepper (Feta does not need salt).

This salad is wonderful as an appetizer or as an accompaniment to the dish of brown beans called <