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Libyan Salad (Salata Arabiya bil Tufah Albaladi)

Course Salad
Cuisine Libyan
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Author International Cuisine


  • 3 to matoes
  • 1 crab apple diced I used a granny smith
  • 1/2 medium onion or 2 spring onions chopped
  • 1/2 cup parsley and cilantro combined
  • 1/2 cup grated cucumbers
  • For the dressing:
  • 3 to mato pulps
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Salt and lemon juice to taste
  • For garnish:
  • 1/4 cup pitted black olives
  • extra apple slices
  • 1 can of tuna Optional


  • Cut the tomatoes in half and squeeze the pulp out into a bowl
  • dice the tomatoes
  • peel, core and dice the apple but save a few slices to garnish with.
  • dice the onion or chop the spring onion
  • chop the fresh parsley and cilantro
  • grate the cucumbers
  • combine the ingredients all the ingredients together in a bowl other than the pulp.
  • Using the bowl that the tomato pulp is in, add in the olive oil, salt and lemon juice to taste. Whisk all together and pour over the salad. Or serve the dressing on the side
  • Garnish with the olives and apple slices and can of tuna if using
  • Enjoy with some Libyan bread!