Piyaz Salad - (Tomato Onion Salad) - Turkey

4
Servings
15m
Prep Time
0m
Cook Time
15m
Ready In


"This vibrant and healthy Piyaz Salad is made throughout Turkey and gets ready in no time. Red onions and tomatoes work very well with the tangy sumac; it is traditionally enjoyed with Lahmacun (Turkish or Armenian thin pizza with minced/ground meat topping), as well as Turkish meatballs. It is also a lovely salad served with cheese, olives and hummus."

Original recipe yields 4 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (240.1 g)
  • Calories 90
  • Total Fat - 4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 301.4 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 15 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4.2 g
  • Sugars - 6.8 g
  • Protein - 2.4 g
  • Calcium - 44.3 mg
  • Iron - 0.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 50.8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Rub and work sumac and the salt into the onion slices with your hands really well (this will soften the onions and help spices infuse in well).

Step 2

Stir in the chopped tomatoes, parsley and paprika flakes, combine well.

Step 3

Whisk together the extra virgin olive oil and lemon juice and pour over the piyaz salad. Season with more salt (if needed) and freshly ground black pepper.

Step 4

Serve Piyaz Salad with feta cheese, olives and/or hummus for a delicious spread.

Step 5

Piyaz Salad is also the ultimate accompaniment of Lahmacun and Turkish meatballs, kofte.

Tips & Variations


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