Israeli salad forms the basis of Israel’s healthy Mediterranean diet. Israelis will happily eat it for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and any time in between.

If you want to find out how to get in on this great health trend and do your body a favor, just click on our video and find out how to make it. You can also find the recipe below.

For our other videos in the series, check out how to make sufganiyot here and sachlav here.

Jazzed-up Israeli salad


6 medium Persian cucumbers
1 large sweet red pepper
2 cups assorted cherry tomatoes
1/4 medium red onion, sliced thinly
1/4 cup olive oil
Lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste
1 to 1½ cups mild feta cheese

Sumac and lemon wedge for garnish


  1. Chop the vegetables.
  2. Dress with olive oil, lemon juice, and spices
  3. Sprinkle with shredded cheese and garnish

Executive Producer – Jonathan Baruch
Producer / Director – Haim Silberstein
Chef – Jessica Halfin
Camera – Ari Amit