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Mediterranean Tomato Cucumber Salad

This kosher recipe for Mediterranean Tomato Cucumber Salad (also called Israeli Salad) is the perfect compliment to almost any main dish.
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Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, israeli, Jewish, Kosher
Keyword: pita, salad, shawarma, side
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 113kcal

Equipment

  • large mixing bowl
  • Sharp Knife

Ingredients

  • 4 tomato medium sized or 2 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 6 persian cucumber 2 English, medium sized
  • ¼ onion finely diced
  • 1 bell pepper any color
  • 2 tablespoon parsley fresh, minced
  • ¼ cup lemon juice fresh, half a lemon, squeezed
  • 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Chop tomatoes, salt, drain the excess liquid.
  • Chop cucumbers and bell pepper into very small pieces. Finely dice onion and mince parsley. Combine with tomatoes in a mixing bowl.
  • Drizzle lemon juice and olive oil over salad and toss to coat.
  • Toss and serve.

Notes

Variations and Serving Suggestions

Israeli salad is low carb and full of flavor. This is the kind of salad that has something in it that everybody likes. In case you are looking for something different, here are some of our favorite additions:
  • avocado
  • mint instead of parsley
  • feta
  • chickpeas
  • chopped jalapeno

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Mediterranean Tomato Cucumber Salad
Amount per Serving
Calories
113
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
7
g
11
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
5
g
Sodium
 
11
mg
0
%
Potassium
 
515
mg
15
%
Carbohydrates
 
11
g
4
%
Fiber
 
3
g
13
%
Sugar
 
7
g
8
%
Protein
 
2
g
4
%
Vitamin A
 
2214
IU
44
%
Vitamin C
 
66
mg
80
%
Calcium
 
33
mg
3
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.