A refreshing salad "Shirazi" without mayonnaise: the history of the dish and a simple recipe
"Shirazi" is a popular salad that has a bright appearance and has a unique taste. In the warm season it is a real find, because it is based only on fresh vegetables and dressing without mayonnaise.
The history of the dish goes back several centuries, it appeared and is named after the city of Shiraz in Iran. Its main ingredients are diced cucumbers, tomatoes, onions and herbs. The bright taste of the salad is given by the dressing in the form of olive oil and lemon juice and leaves of refreshing mint. A special feature of the dish is that all the ingredients are cut to the same size, which makes the salad more symmetrical and attractive.
Foodblogger Yana with the nickname ya.na.cooking on her Instagram page shared the recipe for a bright and vitamin-rich Shirazi salad.
- bell peppers
- red onion
- olive oil
- lemon juice
Method of preparation:
1. Dice the peppers, tomatoes, onions and cucumbers into small cubes.
2. Chop the dill.
3. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl, adding vegetable oil, lemon juice and mint leaves. Stir to combine. Done!
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