Red sumac salad

August 11, 2013 (Last Updated: January 11, 2019)
Red sumac salad recipe

Red sumac salad takes the gorgeous ground red berries of the sumac bush, which are ground into a coarse powder, as a key contributor of spice in this colourful salad. Tangy and earthy, this dish is a delicious side that is just as tasty as it is beautiful.

Red sumac salad

Serves: 6
Cooking Time: 15 mins


  • 3 raw beetroots, shaved
  • 3 red peppers, roasted
  • 100g radicchio, rinsed
  • 12 red radishes, washed
  • 1 head of cauliflower, lightly steamed
  • 250g strawberries, sliced
  • 1 pomegranate, cut into wedges
  • salt and freshly ground blackpepper, to taste
  • 45ml (3 tbsp) sumac
  • olive oil, to serve
  • aged balsamic vinegar, to serve



Arrange the vegetables and fruit on a large platter. Season and dress with the sumac, olive oil and aged balsamic vinegar.

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