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Shirazi Salad

This Iranian Shirazi salad is a quick to make side dish full of fresh and vibrant flavors. Dressed with olive oil & lime, it pairs well with many dishes!
Course Side Dish, Salad
Cuisine Iranian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 139kcal
Author Yumna Jawad


  • 3 Persian cucumbers chopped
  • 3 Roma tomatoes chopped, seeded
  • ½ red onion chopped
  • ¼ green pepper seeded and chopped (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • ½ teaspoon crushed mint


  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons fresh squeezed lime juice
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper


  • In a large bowl, place the cucumbers, tomatoes, red onions, green peppers, cilantro and parsley.
  • In a small bowl or jar, whisk together the olive oil, lime juice, salt and pepper until well combined.
  • Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss gently to combine. Serve immediately.



Make Ahead: You can make the dressing up to 5 days in advance and you can prepare most of the salad up to 1 day in advance. 
Nutrition: Please note that the nutrition label provided is an estimate only. It will vary based on the specific ingredients used.


Calories: 139kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 300mg | Potassium: 474mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 759IU | Vitamin C: 27mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1mg