Tomato and Onion Salad (Soganli Domates Salatasi)
- 4 large ripe tomatoes; 1 large onion; and 2 teaspoons salt.
- For lemon dressing: 1/4 cup olive oil; 1/4 cup lemon juice; salt and pepper; and 1/4 cup chopped parsley.
- You can also use vinegar dressing: its ingredients are 1/4 cup olive oil; 1/4 cup vinegar; 1/2 cup chopped parsley; and salt.
Wash, peel and seed tomatoes. Cut crosswise slices. Slice the onion finely. Sprinkle with salt, rub in, rinse and squeeze dry. Place tomatoes and onions into a bowl.
Mix olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper together. Pour dressing over tomatoes and onions, and toss. Garnish with parsley.
This salad can also be made in different variations such as with peeled and sliced cucumber or without tomatoes. For the latter, cut 2 large onions into very fine slices. Place in a bowl with salt. Knead. Wash with water several times, squeeze dry by hand. Spread on a salad
platter. Serve with vinegar dressing.