An easy, utterly delicious and healthy salad that complements main courses, it is also great to have for lunch with some cheese and crusty bread. The simple dressing of olive oil, lemon juice and seasoning is just right. Sprinkle some tangy sumac over the salad for extra zing and flavor.
Preparation time : 10 minutes
Half of a large cucumber, about 160 gr/5 ½ oz, cut in quarters and sliced
2-3 medium tomatoes, coarsely chopped
3 spring (green) onions, finely chopped
Handful of flat leaf parsley, coarsely chopped
30 ml/2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
Juice of ½ lemon
5ml/1tsp. ground sumac
Salt and pepper to taste
Mix the cucumbers, tomatoes, spring onions and the parsley in a bowl. Add the olive oil and lemon juice, season with salt and pepper and mix well. Sprinkle ground sumac over for an extra zing and flavor.
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Thank you! So delicious and nourishing!
Really happy to hear you enjoyed this lovely salad, Matthewm simple yet so delicious – Afiyet Olsun! Ozlem
Really enjoyed this and thank you for the signed recipe book my wife recieved for xmas
Merhaba Arthur, I am so glad you enjoyed this delcious, healthy salad; many thanks for getting my book, I hope you and your wife enjoy the recipes, Afiyet Olsun, Ozlem