Ethiopian Tomato & Cucumber Salad

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

From Homemakers magazine Serve with Ethiopian Sauteed Lamb or Beef ( Ethiopian Sauteed Lamb or Beef )

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Toss together all ingredients except olive oil.
  2. Sprinkle with olive oil.
Most Helpful

Excellent and refreshing salad, and authentic too. I spent a month in Ethiopia in 2009, and their salads tend to have sharp, sour flavours. I made half a batch, but the full amount of dressing so it's ready for the repeat salad I will make tomorrow. :) Used red onion, balsamic vinegar and an anaheim chilli. Thanks so much for posting.

Leggy Peggy February 19, 2012

Lots of cucumbers and tomatoes from the garden this time of year. I was looking for a way to use them up. I tripled the recipe and took them to a family reunion. It was ok, but I wasn't as well received as traditional tomato/cucumber salads. More than half the tray was left at the end of the day. I made this with the red wine because it is what I had on hand. If I make it again I think will try it with balsamic instead.

whtbxrmom July 23, 2015

We love this salad and it's a great compliment to spicy mains. I do kick it up a little by using two Serrano chili peppers and some paprika, and I double the dressing because it's that tasty.

Kristin Dienst-Braun March 21, 2015