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Shirazi Salad

This Persian salad is very light and refreshing. Made with fresh vegetables and herbs, this makes a great side dish to serve with any meal. The addition of lemony sumac really makes this salad authentic and even more delicious!
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Persian
Servings 4


  • 5 large field tomatoes diced, seeds removed
  • 6 Persian cucumbers diced (or one large English cucumber, seeds removed)
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh Italian parsley chopped
  • 1/4 cup shallots finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon sumac optional


  • Chop up all the vegetables and herbs and add them to a large bowl.
  • Add the lemon juice, olive oil, salt, pepper and sumac.
  • Mix everything to combine and serve! Consume within 2 days. Enjoy!
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