Sumac Salad

Sumac Salad

This Sumac Salad packs a huge hit of tart, lemony, almost vinegar-like flavour which makes it perfect to serve with lamb as it balances its fattiness.

Partners well with lamb, kebabs, kofta, pork chops or even barbecued chicken. A great summer salad especially for barbecues. We served this as a side to our lamb on the spit – divine!


LOW CARB SALAD WITH 7 g NET CARBS


SUMAC SALAD

CourseSalad
CuisineMiddle Eastern
DifficultyEasy
Servings4


Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time15 mins

Ingredients

For the salad…

  • 500 grams cherry tomato medley
  • 2 Lebanese cucumbers
  • 1 red banana capsicum (peppers)
  • ½ white onion
  • 1 cup mint leaves (chopped)
  • 1 cup parsley leaves (chopped)

For the Sumac dressing…

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1-2 tbsps lemon juice
  • ½ tbsp sumac
  • Pinch chilli powder (or more if you like things spicy)

Instructions

  • Wash your cherry tomatoes under cold running water, pat dry then cut in half. Transfer to a large mixing bowl. season with some sea salt.
  • Wash and peel your cucumber, trim the ends and cut into dice. Transfer to your bowl.
  • Wash your capsicum, remove the seeds and core and cut into dice. Transfer to your bowl.
  • Remove the papery skin of your onion trim the ends and cut into dice. Transfer to your bowl.
  • Add the chopped mint and parsley leaves to your bowl.
  • Add all the dressing ingredients to a glass jar and shake until emulsified.
  • Pour your dressing over your vegetables, season with salt and pepper. Toss until well combined, taste and adjust seasonings according to your taste.
  • Arrange in a salad bowl, add a sprinkle of sumac on top to garnish. Serve and enjoy!

Video

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
SUMAC SALAD
Amount Per Serving
Calories 184 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 32mg1%
Potassium 660mg19%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 2510IU50%
Vitamin C 59mg72%
Calcium 89mg9%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

This video is courtesy of  Serious Eats.


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