Bulgarian Cucumber and Tomato Salsa

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Appears in
The Complete Guide to Traditional Jewish Cooking

By Marlena Spieler

Published 2016

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Rich, thick yogurt gives body to the dressing for this refreshing vegetable salad. This is a favourite in Israel.


  • 450 g/1 lb firm ripe tomatoes
  • ½ cucumber
  • 1


  1. Skin the tomatoes by first cutting a cross in the base of each tomato. Place in a bowl and cover with boiling water for 1–2 minutes, or until the skin starts to split, then drain and plunge into cold water and peel thoroughly. Cut the tomatoes into quarters, seed and chop.
  2. Chop the cucumber and onion into pieces the same size as the tomatoes, add the pepper, ga