Salad Shirazi

Salad Shirazi

A delicious summer side dish with a real zing , easy to prepare and an excellent palate cleanser. All the ingredients can be easily sourced wherever you live.


  • 2-3 Iranian cucumbers or 1 large european cucumber diced.
  • 3-4 tomatoes
  • 1 red or white onion
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons of lime juice (or as an alternative you can use cider vinegar)
  • salt and pepper
  • a handful of mint chopped


  1. wash all your ingredients thoroughly
  2. dice the cucumber, tomatoes and onion and place in a dish
  3. combine the olive oil, lime juice, salt and pepper and whisk with a fork
  4. Pour over the salad ingredients and then sprinkle on the mint.
  5. Gently mix

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