Eating healthy with vegetarian middle eastern dishes is easy. Sunday supper with the bounty of our family garden and and a few extras. Fattoush salad with garden tomatoes, parsley and mint tossed with mixed greens, toasted pita and tahini dressing.
Kasseri cheese and oil cured olives.GF
My mom’s favorite cucumber salad.GF
Recipe to follow….
Homemade falafel and green beans with onions and shatta round out the feast.GF
Vegetarian is so refreshing on a hot summer night!
Helen’s Cucumber Salad
2 cups thinly sliced cucumbers
1 tsp. Salt
1/2 red (or yellow)sweet onion, sliced thin
1/2 cup greek yogurt or labne
1/2 cup sour cream
Salt and pepper to taste
Sprinkle sliced cucumbers with salt and let sit for 30 minutes. Drain off all liquid.
Mix remaining ingredients and pour over drained cukes. Salt and pepper as you like…just be careful with the salt as the cucumbers do absorb some of it! Yiayia knows best!