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Test Kitchen Approved

Jerusalem Tomato Salad

Recipe By Elizabeth Ward, Savory Spice customer


6 servings

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cooking Time

12 Minutes

Recipe By Elizabeth Ward, Savory Spice customer

Tasty and fresh, this salad is wonderful to serve alongside lamb, falafel, or with hummus.


2 pita rounds, cut into bite-size pieces

1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil

1/4 cup lemon juice

2 scallions, thinly sliced

3 large tomatoes, diced

1 cucumber, diced

1 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley

Savory Spice ingredients in this recipe

  • Za'atar Seasoning

    Like curries, there are hundreds of variations of Za’atar. To handcraft our Za’atar, we mix sumac berries, toasted sesame, salt, cumin, thyme, oreg...

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  • Minced Garlic

    Garlic, native to Central Asia, quickly spread to the Mediterranean and now is cultivated and widely used all around the world. As it’s one of the ...

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  • Mayan Sea Salt

    Mayan Sea Salt has a clean appearance and flavor but is also an interesting tie to the ancient Mayan way of life. This sea salt was harvested off t...

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  • Coarse Black Malabar Pepper

    Malabar black peppercorns are named for the region from which they are harvested, the Malabar Coast of India. These peppercorns have a bold and wel...

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Step 1: Toast pita

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spread pita pieces on a baking sheet and toast for 12 min. until lightly crisped. Remove from oven and reserve.

Step 2: Make vinaigrette and toss salad

In a medium bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, Za'atar Seasoning, scallions, Minced Garlic, Mayan Sea Salt, and Coarse Black Malabar Pepper. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients and let sit 10 min. before serving.