SERVES 4 | 10 MINUTES | 210 CALORIES

In Israel, no meal is complete without “salatim” or a small salad. This quick, easy, vegan and gluten-free salad is the perfect light and nutritious side dish to any meal or barbecue.

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 cucumbers, diced
  • 4 tomatoes, diced
  • ½ red onion, diced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • ⅓ cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • 1 ½ tablespoon lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced (optional)
  • ⅓ cup fresh mint, chopped (optional)

DIRECTIONS

In a large bowl, combine cucumbers, tomatoes, onion, garlic and parsley (as well as the optional bell pepper and mint). Next, make the dressing. In a separate bowl, whisk the olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper. When ready to serve, toss the salad with dressing.

 

 

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