Israeli Salad


  • 2 Large Cucumbers

  • 4 Mid-size tomatoes

  • 1/3 Yellow onion

  • 1 Small lemon

  • 1 Tablespoon of olive oil


  1. Take out the tomatoes’ seeds/liquids, and chop the rest to small pieces

  2. Peel the cucumbers, and chop to small pieces

  3. Peel the onion, and chop it to small pieces

  4. Mix them in a bowl. The best mixing instrument is hands (wash first!)

  5. Pour juice from the lemon on the vegetables.

  6. Pour olive oil on the vegetables.

  7. Salt&pepper (black, ground) to taste

  8. Mix again to season evenly.


  • Add cooked/canned corn kernels (mexican style)

  • Add chopped hard-boiled egg (breakfast style)

  • Add cottage cheese (lunch style)

  • Add chopped Israeli pickled cucumber

  • Substitute the onion with chives (fancy style)

  • Add some extra-fine chopped hot pepper

Any subset of these works — so this is actually 64 different recipes!