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Shepherd’s Salad with Sumac – Sumakli Coban Salata

Shepherd's Salad with tangy sumac, delicious and refreshing

Shepherd’s Salad with tangy sumac, delicious and refreshing

An easy, utterly delicious and healthy salad that complements main courses, it is also great to have for lunch with some cheese and crusty bread. The simple dressing of olive oil, lemon juice and seasoning is just right. Sprinkle some tangy sumac over the salad for extra zing and flavor.

Serves 4

Preparation time : 10 minutes

Half of a large cucumber, about 160 gr/5 ½ oz, cut in quarters and sliced
2-3 medium tomatoes, coarsely chopped
3 spring (green) onions, finely chopped
Handful of flat leaf parsley, coarsely chopped
30 ml/2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
Juice of ½ lemon

5ml/1tsp. ground sumac
Salt and pepper to taste

Mix the cucumbers, tomatoes, spring onions and the parsley in a bowl. Add the olive oil and lemon juice, season with salt and pepper and mix well. Sprinkle ground sumac over for an extra zing and flavor.

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Afiyet Olsun,



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8 Responses to Shepherd’s Salad with Sumac – Sumakli Coban Salata

  1. Matthew Burford July 28, 2019 at 4:00 am #

    Thank you! So delicious and nourishing!

    • Ozlem Warren July 29, 2019 at 9:50 am #

      Really happy to hear you enjoyed this lovely salad, Matthewm simple yet so delicious – Afiyet Olsun! Ozlem

  2. Arthur Smith April 12, 2020 at 8:01 am #

    Really enjoyed this and thank you for the signed recipe book my wife recieved for xmas

    • Ozlem Warren April 13, 2020 at 11:51 am #

      Merhaba Arthur, I am so glad you enjoyed this delcious, healthy salad; many thanks for getting my book, I hope you and your wife enjoy the recipes, Afiyet Olsun, Ozlem


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