The lemony taste of sumac is hard to beat. The spice is an essential component of this traditional Middle Eastern dish, along with sweet pomegranate syrup and crisp toasted flatbread.
- Yield: 6 Servings
- Preparation Time: 15 Minutes
- handful of fresh lettuce leaves
- 3 tomatoes, skinned and sliced
- 1 red or green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
- 5 scallions, trimmed and sliced
- small bunch of flat-leaf parsley, coarsely chopped
- 2 thin flatbreads, such as pita breads
- 3 tbsp olive oil
- 1 lemon juice
- 2 garlic cloves, crushed
- 1 tsp cumin seeds, crushed
- salt and freshly ground black pepper
- 2 tbsp pomegranate syrup
- 2 tsp sumac
How to Make It
- Arrange the lettuce leaves, tomatoes, peppers, and scallions in a wide, shallow bowl and sprinkle over the parsley. Lightly toast the flatbreads, break them into bite-sized pieces, and scatter them over the salad.
- In a small bowl, combine the oil and lemon juice with the garlic and cumin seeds. Season well and pour over the salad. Drizzle the salad with the pomegranate syrup and sprinkle over the sumac. Toss the salad gently just before serving.
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* Above mentioned %DVs (Percent Daily Values) are based on 2,000 calorie food intake.
DVs (Daily values) may be vary depending upon individuals daily calorie needs. Above nutritional values are estimates and should only be used as a guide for approximation. They are not allfoodchef.com recommendations. Calculations are based on average weight of 194 lbs. and ages of 19 to 50 years.