A Palestinian friend taught Sara Jenkins the recipe for this simple and refreshing salad. Terrific Green Salads
In a mortar, pound the garlic with the salt to a smooth paste. Stir in the lemon juice, then gradually whisk in the olive oil.
In a large bowl, toss the romaine with the tomatoes and cucumber. Stir the lemon dressing. Pour the dressing over the salad, toss well and serve.