Persian Tomato and Cucumber Salad (Salad Shiraz)

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by sdbmshad

A very light and refreshing salad that goes well with everything. The longer this stays the better it taste. You will also notice that the liquid increases as the salad sits.

Top Review by een3338

This is an Iranian staple, and yet I would change up the recipe slightly. . . This is how we traditionally had it in our household. Instead of lemon juice, I would use the juice of 2 FRESHLY squeezed limes, and 2 tablespoons of FRESHLY chopped basil (Persian Basil preferred). And a tablespoon of dried mint. Be generous with the salt.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Chop all the vegetables (tomato, cucumber and onion) finely.
  2. Mix chopped vegetables with parsley, lemon juice and olive oil.
  3. Salt to taste.

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