Turkish Salad

This is a quick and easy recipe for Tangy Turkish Salad of romaine lettuce, cucumbers, peppers, tomatoes, onions and feta with a garlicky lemon, mint and parsley dressing. It goes wonderfully with falafels, especially if your making a pita wrap out of them.

Turkish Salad by PictureTheRecipe

It also pairs beautifully with this moist Greek Marinated Salmon with Tzatziki Sauce.

Greek Marinated Salmon by PictureTheRecipe

Here’s how you can make it…

Turkish Salad Recipe by PictureTheRecipe

Turkish Salad
Serves 2
Tangy Turkish Salad of romaine lettuce, cucumbers, peppers, tomatoes, onions and feta with a garlicky lemon, mint and parsley dressing
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Prep Time
10 min
Prep Time
10 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 head of romaine lettuce
  2. 1/2 large cucumber (or 1 small)
  3. 2 large tomatoes
  4. 1/4 green bell pepper
  5. 1/4 red bell pepper
  6. 1/2 a small red onion
  7. 1 clove of garlic
  8. Juice of one lemon (2-3 tbsp)
  9. 1 tsp salt
  10. 1/2 tsp fresh ground black pepper
  11. 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  12. 6-8 fresh mint leaves, finely sliced
  13. 1/3 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
  14. 1/2 tsp sumac
  15. feta cheese and black onlives for garnish
Instructions
  1. Chop the lettuce in bite-size pieces. De-seed (optional) and chop the cucumber and tomatoes. Seed the the peppers, remove the cores and cut the flesh into thin strips. Cut the red onion in half, peel and finely slice it. Then toss all the chopped veggies into a large bowl.
  2. To make the dressing crush, peel and finely mince the clove of garlic. Add to it the juice of a large lemon, salt, pepper, olive oil, the finely chopped mint and parsley and sumac. Whisk everything together.
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss lightly. Serve garnished with feta cheese cubes and some black olives.
Adapted from PictureTheRecipe.com
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Comments

  1. Clea says

    Hi!! I love your site!,! Keep going…
    But the salad you name Turkish salad actually is called Greek salad. you have the ingredient ‘feta’ which is Greek that’s why.. Still a delicious salad
    Kisses

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