African Tomato & Onion Salad

African Tomato & Onion Salad

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  • 1/2 large red onion diced
  • 2 medium tomatoes, seeded & diced
  • 1 to 2 jalapeños seeded, diced
  • 12 garlic minced
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • Chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • a little Za’atar to taste, optional


After dicing red onion, place in a bowl with water to cover for 10 minutes. Drain well. Combine with chopped tomaoes, as many jalpenos as you wish and the samewith the garlic. Squeeze in the lime juice. Add cilantro or parsley and season with salt and pepper. Sprinle with Za’atar to taste. Mix everything together, taste and adjust seasonings.

Serve as a topping for meast or burgers and/or a side salad.

Note: I added a few chives.