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Israeli Tomato Salad Recipe

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This is a classic salad which every culture in the Middle East has a version of. Use a really good quality extra virgin olive oil and ripe tomatoes. You can use any tomato for this recipe.

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Ingredients

  • 2 ripe tomatoes, cut into ½-inch cubes
  • 1 green bell pepper, cut into ½-inch pieces
  • ½ red onion, minced
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon or 1 lime
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin, toasted if desired*
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
  • Salt and fresh-ground black pepper, to taste

Directions

In a non-reactive large mixing bowl, combine all ingredients well. Serve immediately.