Shepherd’s Salad (Choban Salad)

Here is another recipe for a colorful summer salad from Azerbaijan, Choban Salad (Shepherd’s Salad in English). Made with fresh vegetables, this salad can be served as a side or with some cheese and bread as a main dish.

Prep: 10 min


2 medium tomatoes, chopped

1/2 large cucumbers, chopped

1/4 large red onion, finely chopped

1-2 tbsp dill, parsley, or basil finely chopped

1 -2 tbsp olive oil

1-2 tbsp lemon juice

salt to taste




In a small bowl, mix the oil and lemon juice.

Place all the vegetables and the dill in a medium bowl and pour over the dressing. Gently mix.

Serve as is or with some crumbly cheese like feta or Queso Fresco and crusty bread.




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