Salad-e Shirazi: Tomato Cucumber Salad

Mixed salad with cucumber, tomatoes, olives and feta Mixed salad with cucumber, tomatoes, olives and feta
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Ratings
  • Total: 15 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4

Salad-e shirazi is a summertime favorite in Iran. Finely chopped tomatoes and cucumbers mixed with fresh mint, garlic, and lime juice make salad-e shirazi a refreshing hit.

Ingredients

  • 3 large, firm tomatoes
  • 2 cucumbers
  • 1 small onion, red or yellow
  • 2 tablespoons lemon or lime juice, depending on taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh mint, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • salt and pepper to taste

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Finely chop tomatoes, cucumbers, and onions.

  3. Toss with remaining ingredients and gently mix well.

  4. Serve chilled.