Tangy Lime & Sumac Summer Salad

While still experiencing the heat of the summer, it’s always nice to have a refreshing, light salad to accompany other summer foods. I love this salad not only because I love the addition of  lime juice to salads, but I also love sumac, the dried, crushed and ground fruit of the sumac flower typical of the Mediterranean. Sumac also gives a tangy, lemony sort of flavor to dishes so the combination of the two in this salad is so refreshing. If you don’t like that much tang, you can leave either one out or just reduce the amounts.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Romaine lettuce, shredded
  • 1/2 yellow tomato, diced
  • 1/8 cup green pepper, diced
  • 1 small Persian cucumber (pickle), diced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, roughly chopped
  • sea salt, to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • ground sumac, to taste
  • juice of 1/2 lime

Directions

  1. Wash and thoroughly dry all produce and herbs. ( A salad spinner is a great way to dry fresh herbs and lettuce, but you can also use paper towels or an all-cotton dish towel to remove moisture)
  2. Cut produce according to ingredient specifications and mix together. If preparing the salad ahead of time, place the salt, pepper and olive oil at the bottom of the salad bowl. Add the produce but refrain from adding the lime juice or sumac on top until just before serving.
  3. Mix well and serve.

Bismillah and Bon Appetit!

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  1. Oh yummmm! Looks great, and perfectly refreshing on a hot summer day! I will be making this for myself today. I’m trying to eat healthier, and this fits the bill perfectly 🙂

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