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Shepherd's Salad

Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine

Shepherd's Salad (Çoban Salatası)

Cucumbers2 medium size220 grams
Tomatoes3 large size375 grams
Green peppers4 medium size60 grams
Spring onions7 medium size150 grams
Parsley2/4 bunch40 grams
Fresh mint7- 8 sprigs20 grams
Olive oil2 tablespoons20 grams
Lemon juice2 tablespoons20 grams
Salt1 teaspoon6 grams


Wash the vegetables, peel the cucumbers, remove stems and seeds of the green peppers, remove the surplus parts of onion, parsley and the mint. Chop the onions and the green peppers 1 cm. thick and the tomatoes and the cucumbers into 1 cm. cubes. Finely chop the mint and parsley. Add lemon juice and salt to olive oil, whisk well and pour over the salad.

Servings: 6

Nutritional Value
(in approximately one serving)

Energy58 cal
Protein1.4 g
Fat3.6 g
Carbohydrates6.2 g
Calcium33 mg
Iron0.98 mg
Phosphorus32 mg
Zinc0 mg
Sodium398 mg
Vitamin A1456 iu
Thiamine0.07 mg
Riboflavin0.06 mg
Niacin0.64 mg
Vitamin C40 mg
Cholesterol0 mg


It is prepared in all regions, particularly in the summer months.