Salad-e Shirazi

Marsha Gardner


A very simple Persian salad that is so refreshing and easy to make.

★★★★★ 1 vote
No-Cook or Other


3 large
firm tomatoes
english or persian cucumbers
1 medium
vidalia or red onion
2 Tbsp
lemon or lime juice, freshly squeezed
2 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
1 Tbsp
fresh mint
1 tsp
fresh garlic, minced
kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


1Dice all vegetable into a small dice. Place into a bowl and add lemon or lime juice, olive oil, fresh herbs and salt and pepper. Toss gently and serve.
2This is a staple in Persian household. I have a friend that hates cucumbers that will eat Sharzi. I sometimes leave the olive oil out and just use the freshly squeezed juice to dress the vegetable.

About Salad-e Shirazi

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Middle Eastern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy