Turkish Shepherd Salad

Turkish shepherd salad recipe with summer tomatoes, cucumbers and onions

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A refreshing and tasty salad with just a handful of ingredients. Ready in 5 minutes!



  • 1 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup chopped cucumber
  • 2 green peppers, chopped
  • 1 big onion, diced
  • Half bunch of parsley
  • 2 teaspoons sumac
  • Olives to garnish, optional


  • 1 lemon
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon pomegranate molasses, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • Salt to taste


  1. Put the chopped vegetables in a bowl. Dice the onion in the same way, but before adding them in the bowl, massage them with sumac.
  2. Chop parsley and mix all of them.
  3. To prepare the dressing, whisk  together the lemon juice, vinegar, olive oil, pomegranate molasses, red pepper flakes and salt. Pour it over the salad and give it a good stir. Serve immediately.

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