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Middle Eastern Tomato Salad or Salad Shirazi

Middle Eastern Tomato Salad or Salad Shirazi
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  • Cusine

    Middle Eastern


1 cup finely diced cucumber

1 cup finely diced tomato

1 cup finely diced onion

1 cup finely chopped parsley

1 cup finely chopped mint

2-3 T olive oil, or more to taste

1-2 T fresh lemon juice, or more to taste

salt, pepper to taste


Chop cucumber in pieces less than 1/2 inch and put in colander. Add a generous amount of salt and let sit while you chop other ingredients. Cucumbers, tomatoes, and onions should be cut in same-size pieces. Parsley and mint should be chopped very finely. When all ingredients are chopped, combine in mixing bowl. Mix in olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Serve immediately.