This recipe for marinated cucumber salad with ricotta salata comes from "Scott Conant's New Italian Cooking."
In a medium bowl, whisk together 2 tablespoons white-wine vinegar, basil, red pepper flakes, and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Add cucumbers and toss to combine. Let stand at room temperature or refrigerated, for up to 3 hours.
In a small bowl, whisk together red-wine vinegar, balsamic vinegar, and remaining 3 tablespoons oil. Season with salt and pepper. Place greens in a large bowl and pour over enough vinaigrette to lightly coat the leaves; toss until well combined.
Divide cucumbers evenly between 4 plates. Top with greens and sprinkle with cheese.