Salad/pickles/ jams, Vegetarains

Traditional Herb Salad with Bread and Cheese (Sabzi Khordan سبزی خوردن )

On a Persian food table you will always have vegetable or herbs salad in Summer time and different types of pickles in Winter season. These salads are a combination of fresh fruits or vegetables that usually housewives buy straight fresh from vegetable grocery.

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In my country when we buy herbs, it is always sold in big bunches of very fresh herbs ( Sabzi khordan) . Popular herbs or Sabzi khordan in our Persian table includes: chives , radish. scallion . mint , dill , basil . parsley , coriander tarragon  and watercress

For cleaning these herbs, You need put them in a big bowl of cold water and let soak for 10 minutes and then drain in a colander. You can keep them fresh for few days in the fridge by wrapping herbs in a cotton towel.

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You can serve these beautiful green and aromatic herbs in a basket or platter. You can have all these herbs or just get herbs you fancy, I am sure once you eat, you will not stop and eat more and more specially when you serve herbs with warm and fresh breads and feta cheese :).
These herbs are enough flavoured that no need to any dressing.

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