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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  • 15 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4
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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.

What You'll Need

  • 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

How to Make It

  1. Finely chop tomatoes, cucumbers, and onions.
  2. Toss with remaining ingredients and gently mix well.
  3. Serve chilled.