Israeli Salad is an easy Middle Eastern salad recipe made from tomatoes, cucumber, bell pepper, red onion and fresh herbs. When all those flavors and juices meld together, you’ve got yourself one tasty and healthy salad to enjoy. Want to know what I love about an Israeli Salad? It’s simple, fresh, flavorful and nutritious.
With just a handful of ingredients and a good amount of herbs, you’ve got an amazing salad that pairs beautifully with any meal.Israeli salad is a common recipe served at lunch or dinner, but I also frequently saw it served at breakfast buffets. Veggies for breakfast? Yes please. And let me tell you, Tel Aviv has some of the best breakfast buffets around.The beauty of this salad is its simplicity. It’s very similar to a Greek Salad, minus the cheese and with an Israeli spin.Once all of your ingredients are chopped up, just add them to a mixing bowl, drizzle with the lemon juice and olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Then stir and enjoy. Yep, it’s that easy.
- 2 cups diced tomatoes
- 2 cups diced cucumber
- 1 cup orange bell pepper, or any color
- 1/4 cup diced red onion
- 1/3 cup finely chopped flat-leaf parsley
- 2 tbsp finely chopped mint
- 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- salt and pepper, to taste