Simple Persian Salad with Avocado

Persian Salad, also called Shirazi Salad, is a simple cucumber and tomato salad that’s loaded with herbs and dressed in lime juice and extra virgin olive oil.

This is a slightly different version, my own twist to it with a few additions that make the salad just a little more exiting and I think you’ll love it.


  • 3 tomatoes, small diced
  • 1 cucumber, small diced
  • half of a red onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped into small pieces
  • chopped fresh parsley and mint
  • 1 avocado, small diced
  • Salt and pepper
  • sumac, optinal
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

How to make the Persian Salad

In a large bowl, place the diced tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, avocado and bell peppers. Add mint and parsley and a pinch of salt and pepper. Finally, add lime juice and a good drizzle of extra virgin olive oil. Toss to combine.

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