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Middle Eastern Inspired Jerusalem Salad

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Serves 2 | Prep Time 15 | Cook Time

Why I Love This Recipe

Jerusalem salad is a traditional Middle Eastern dish that is known for its refreshing and vibrant flavors. It is often enjoyed as an appetizer or side dish and is a popular dish in Israeli and Palestinian cuisine.

Ingredients You'll Need

2 large cucumbers, diced
4 medium tomatoes, diced
1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped
1/4 cup fresh mint, chopped
1/4 cup olive oil
3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 teaspoon ground sumac
Salt and pepper to taste


In a large bowl, combine the diced cucumbers, tomatoes, and sliced red onion.

Add the chopped parsley and mint to the bowl.

In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, and ground sumac.

Pour the dressing over the salad and toss gently to combine.

Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve.

Pairs Well With

This colorful and zesty salad pairs perfectly with grilled meats such as kebabs or with a side of hummus and pita bread. For a refreshing beverage pairing, try serving it with a glass of chilled mint lemonade.

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