Sumac dressing is a fresh, light, and citrusy flavored salad dressing. Simple to make and adds a lot of flavor to your favorite salads.
Light and healthy sumac dressing. Perfect to use over many different salads.
Sumac dressing is a simple and delicious dressing that is ready in no time!
You could use this dressing on many different dishes. Such as on salads, or even grilled meats such as fish or chicken.
What is Sumac?
Sumac is a spice that is red in color. It is made from sumac berries.
Sumac is commonly used in Middle Eastern cooking.
Why You'll Love This Recipe
- Make this salad dressing in not time! It only takes about 5 minutes to make.
- No cooking required, just place all ingredients in a food processor and blend.
- Only 8 ingredients are used for this sumac dressing.
Please note that below is a guide for some of the ingredients we used in the recipe. The printable recipe further down the page has the complete list of ingredients, including quantities and step-by-step instructions.
- Shallot or red onion: Roughly chopped.
- Minced ginger
- Minced garlic
- Lime juice: You can also use lemon juice.
- Maple syrup or honey
- Ground sumac
- Sea salt
- Extra virgin olive oil
This recipe makes 275 grams (9.70 ounces) of sumac dressing. This serves about 4 to 6 people.
The ingredients can easily be adjusted to suit how many serves you need.
Step One: Place all ingredients in a food processor. Blend all ingredients together until they are smooth. Taste for seasoning and adjust seasonings to your liking.
Step Two: Remove from food processor and store in a jar with a lid or a glass jug.
Cost To Make
Estimated cost = $4.17 for 6 serves, or $0.70 a serve.
Use this dressing on salads, or grilled meats such as fish or chicken.
Store this sumac dressing in a sealed glass container or jar for 2 to 3 days in the fridge.
When you are ready to use, stir the dressing and then drizzle over your salad.
This recipe for sumac dressing is made of shallots, ginger, garlic, lime juice, maple syrup, ground sumac, sea salt, and extra virgin olive oil.
Sumac has a slight sour taste but is not overpowering. It can be described to taste like fresh lemon juice.
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- 75 grams (2.65 ounces) shallot or red onion roughly chopped
- ½ teaspoon minced ginger
- ½ teaspoon minced garlic
- ¼ cup (60 grams, 2.12 ounces) lime juice (about 2 to 3 limes)
- 1 teaspoons maple syrup or raw honey or to taste
- 1 tablespoon (7 grams, 0.25 ounces) ground sumac
- ½ teaspoon sea salt or to taste
- 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
- Place all ingredients in a food processor. Blend all ingredients together until they are smooth. Taste for seasoning and adjust seasonings to your liking.
- Remove from food processor and store in a jar with a lid or a glass jug.