About Food – Tomato and Walnut Salad

Nut salads are popular all year round in Georgia. In this recipe we show how to make a delicious tomato and walnut salad.

Tomato and Nut Salad - Copy

Ingredients: 2 large tomatoes, 200 grams of walnuts, 1 medium sized onion, 3-4 cloves of garlic, 20 grams of fresh parsley, 1 level tsp of dried marigold, 2 hot green peppers, 2 tsp of dried red pepper, 1 level tsp of blue fenugreek, 1 level tsp of dried coriander, 4 tbs of vinegar and, salt (amount dependent upon personal preference).

Ingredients - Copy

Preparation: Crush the walnuts and garlic together (we used a meat grinder).

Crushing Walnuts and Garlic

Add the spices to the crushed walnuts and garlic.

Adding Spices to crushed garlic and walnuts

Mix and add 4 tbs of vinegar.

Nut and Spice Mixture

Continue mixing and then slowly add 70 ml of boiled, cooled water, stirring continuously. The mixture should look like the picture below.

The Consistency of Satsivi

Slice the onions and add to a mixing bowl with salt (amount dependent upon personal preference).

Salted Onions - Copy

Squeeze the onions with a gloved hand.

Squeezing Onions - Copy

Rinse the onions in cold water.

Washing Onions - Copy

Squeeze the onions very hard to remove as much liquid as possible and also the strong onion flavor.

Squeeze Liquid from Onions - Copy

Slice the tomatoes and peppers.

Serving: Serve cold. We garnished ours with parsley.

Tomato and Nut Salad Ready for Serving - Copy

Enjoy your Tomato and Walnut Salad!

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