Turkish Shepherd’s Salad Recipe: Çoban Salatası

How to Make Turkish Shepherd’s Salad

Serves 4-6


  • 4 large tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 2 large cucumbers, coarsely chopped
  • 2 medium green peppers, coarsely chopped
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • ¼ cup coarsely chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • Salt
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup lemon juice


Place the tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, onion, and parsley in a bowl. Season with salt. Add the oil and lemon juice and toss well. Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.