The Ultimate Israeli Salad Recipe

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Israeli salad typically refers to chopped cucumber, tomato and onion and then the riffing can begin. 

This recipe adds a few other fun veggies and covers it in a tahini dressing. 

Beyond Israeli Salad
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  • 4Servings


  • 4 tomatoes

  • 3 small cucumbers, finely chopped

  • ½ sweet red/orange/yellow pepper, finely chopped

  • ½ red onion, finely chopped

  • 1 avocado, chopped

  • small bunch parsley, chopped

  • small bunch mint, chopped

  • Salt

  • Pepper

  • pinch of cayenne pepper

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • juice of half a lemon


  • ¼ cup raw tahini

  • 3 tablespoons water

  • pinch of salt


  1. Add everything to a bowl and toss. 
  2. For the tahini sauce, mix the tahini, water and salt. Drizzle over salad. Best served right away. It's that simple!