S.M.A.R.T. Kitchen: Pea feta fresh mint summer easy picnic salad

Last week I shared with you my recipe for the most refreshing and delicious Watermelon feta fresh mint summer salad

This week one of the main ingredients continues to be feta – a good way to avoid waste or spare feta or fresh mint in your fridge, right?

Be S.M.A.R.T and continue to impress friends and family and prepare a quick, easy & nutritious salad with my minimal ingredient Pea Feta Fresh Mint Salad.

Pea Feta Fresh Mint Salad

(Serves 2-3 people)
Preparation time: 10-15 minutes
No cooking required


  • 1 can of garden peas in water
  • 1 small fennel bulb
  • 1/2 block of greek feta cheese (200g)
  • 2 handfuls of fresh mint 
  • 1/4 medium cucumber
  • 1 medium clementine
  • ½ fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil 
  • 2 tablespoons of organic balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of pine nuts
  • 1 pinch of white pepper


  • Grate 1 small fennel bulb and chop 1/4 cucumber into chucks. Tip them into a bowl and add 1 drained can of peas, 1 peeled clementine and 2 handfuls of fresh mint leaves. 
  • Crumble over 100g of feta cheese with 1 tablespoon of pine nuts. 
  • Dress the salad with 2 tablespoons of olive oil and balsamic vinegar and 1/2 of fresh lemon juice. Add a pinch of white pepper.
  • Toss gently to combine all ingredients
  • Serve it with your choice of flatbreads (optional) – I suggest Peter’s Yard Sourdough Flatbreads 

Enjoy and looking forward to seeing your salad recreations in the comment box below!