Mediterranean cucumber and tomato salad where i grew up we call this simple mediterranean salad recipe salata it is an everyday salad made typically of three key ingredients tomatoes cucumbers and parsley and seasoned simply with kosher salt although i like to add sumac for a little tang and depth the traditional mediterranean salad dressing here is hellip.

Removing the seeds from the cucumber will keep the final salad from becoming too watery and also mitigates any bitterness if you do chill the salad know that it will taste a bit better and brighter if you let it sit at room temperature for at least 30 minutes before serving.

Salad couscous ndash i used uncooked for this salad as i wanted to add some flavor to the pasta butter ndash unsalted remember we want to control our sodium content veggies ndash english cucumber tomato red onion and green pepper diced up olives ndash i love olives no mediterranean dish is complete without them kalamata was my olive of choice.

Salmon with warm tomato olive salad cucumber dill and olives these peppers were inspired by a popular mediterranean salad filled with israeli couscous lentils olives herbs and.