Sumac is used in Middle Eastern recipes to add a lemony flavour to meat and as a garnish for hummous and salads.

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    Global Cuisine

    126 reviews

    A Middle Eastern salad comprised of pita bread, cos lettuce, spring onions, tomatoes, cucumber and a sumac and lemon dressing. Sumac is available from some supermarkets or Lebanese shops.

    Recipe by: WINNIFRED

    1 review

    Use any kind of tomatoes as the flavour deepens when they are slow roasted like this. They are perfect in salads, as finger food or in any dish you would normally use sun dried tomatoes.

    Recipe by: Herbie's Spices

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    A healthy and easy vegetarian salad made from leftovers! Sumac is Mediterranean spice made of dried berries and has a tangy lemon flavour.

    Recipe by: figandcherry

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    This homemade Turkish Ravioli known as 'Manti' takes a while to make but is well worth the effort. I always make a party of it, inviting my friends round early and then we fold the Manti together while drinking and chatting.

    Recipe by: Claudia_Meilinger

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    This is an original Lebanese recipe of Chicken Shawarma. It tastes delicious and is healthy because you don't use the chicken skin. Enjoy or as we say in Arabic "Sahtean" which means bon appetit.

    Recipe by: bazmancooks

    53 reviews

    This fish stew blends couscous, artichoke hearts, capes, olives and spices for a wonderful mix of flavours and textures.

    Recipe by: Randall Shillman

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    Chicken coated with the peppery lemon taste of sumac, tossed with toasted pita, cucumber, tomatoes, avocado, feta and spinach. Although a traditional fattoush does not have feta or avocado, I like to use these ingredients to add a creamy texture to the salad.

    Recipe by: Cathie33

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    Sumac is a ground spice from a slightly astringent, lemon-flavoured red berry. It is commonly used in Middle Eastern cooking. I have used it to spice the lamb in this recipe. Although its not traditional, I like to add fetta cheese to my fattoush to add extra bite and creaminess.

    Recipe by: Cathie33

    6 reviews

    Here's a traditional Iranian way to barbecue marinated lamb and tomatoes. If you can't find sumac, try lemon pepper as a substitute.

    Recipe by: Noahsmommy

    3 reviews

    Sumac and chilli powder are added to popcorn for a spicy, colourful and savoury snack.

    Recipe by: Nathan King

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