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The Gate Easy Vegetarian Cookbook

The Gate Easy Vegetarian Cookbook

By Adrian Daniel and Michael Daniel

Published 2007

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Zalata literally means “salad” in Arabic. When we were growing up, this classic Middle Eastern salad was the “house salad” served with most meals.


  • red onion 1 small, finely diced
  • olive oil 2 tbsp
  • green chilli


  1. Place the chopped red onion in a small bowl with the olive oil, chilli, salt, and pepper.
  2. Allow to stand for 15 minutes before adding the tomato, cucumber, lemon juice, and coriander.