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5 from 2 votes

Middle Eastern Salad (zalata)

This simple yet delicious Middle Eastern salad is quite popular throughout the Middle East. 
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Appetizers, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: Assyrian, Middle Eastern
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 176kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 small head of romaine lettuce
  • 2 medium tomatoes
  • 2 medium Persian cucumbers
  • ½ small yellow or red onion
  • ¼ cup mint leaves

Dressing

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 3 T. lemon juice (fresh)
  • 1 tsp. dried mint
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. black pepper

Instructions

Salad

  • Chop all the vegetables and place in a large salad bowl.
  • Whisk the dressing ingredients, and add to the chopped vegetables.
  • Taste the salad, and adjust seasoning, if necessary. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 176kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 309mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 5g