Iraqi Summag (Sumac) Salad
This is a recipe for a very tasty salad using the Middle Eastern spice sumac (sumaq). In Iraq, it is known as summag. It is easy to make and comes from an Iraqi blog. — Um Safia
- 2 large cucumbers
- 1 large tomato
- 1/4 medium onion
- 1 Tablespoon sumac
- Olive oil
Peel the cucumbers in stripes. Slice the cucumbers in half, length-wise. Slice these halves into semi-circles, each no more than 1-2 mm thick. Put the cucumbers in the salad bowl.
Chop the tomato into salad-size pieces — not too large and not too small. Add to the cucumber.
Slice the onion into long pieces and add to the tomato and cucumber.
Drizzle about 1 tablespoon of olive oil over the salad and add the sumac and salt to taste. Mix well. Enjoy.