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Shirazi salad in a bowl
5 from 13 votes

Shirazi Salad

Shirazi Salad is a Persian salad made with tomatoes, cucumbers, and onion. It's crisp, refreshing and goes well with any meal
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Persian
Keyword: fresh, healthy, quick
Servings: 4
Calories: 124kcal
Author: Ayeh
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  • 3 Persian or Lebanese cucumbers
  • 2 tomatoes
  • ½ red onion


  • 3 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium lemon squeezed (approx 4-5 tbsp) or traditionally Ab Ghooreh (unripe sour grape juice)
  • Handful fresh mint
  • Salt to taste


  • Dice cucumbers, tomatoes into small cubes, approximately the same size
  • Dice onion into small cubes. I prefer to dice them into smaller sized cubes and soak in water for 10 minutes so the taste isn’t as strong
  • Add all ingredients to a bowl and pour over the olive oil and lemon juice then season with salt
    Top with fresh mint, mix together and allow it to sit for 10-15 minutes before serving



Calories: 124kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Sodium: 15mg | Potassium: 265mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 563IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg