Tomatoe and Sumac Salad

Baby Kato


This lovely Turkish salad is wonderful served with olives, hummus, bread and feta cheese. It is a great accompaniment to most dishes, the red onions and tomatoes work well with the tangy sumac.


★★★★☆ 2 votes

20 Min
No-Cook or Other


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    3 medium tomatoes, quartered and roughly chopped
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    1 red onion, halved and thinly sliced
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    1 bunch of flat leaf parsley, roughly chopped
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    juice of 1 lemon
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    ½ teaspoon sea salt
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    ½ tsp white sugar (optional)
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    10 ml/2 teaspoon ground sumac
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    15ml/1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
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    ½ teaspoon paprika flakes
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    freshly ground black pepper to taste

How to Make Tomatoe and Sumac Salad


  1. Mix the sumac, salt and (sugar - if using together)
  2. Use your hands to rub and work the sumac mixture into the onion slices. (this infuses flavor and softens the onions)
  3. Stir in the chopped tomatoes, parsley and paprika flakes and mix well.
  4. Whisk the oil and lemon juice well and then pour over the salad.
  5. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

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About Tomatoe and Sumac Salad

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Mediterranean
Hashtag: #Turkish Salad

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