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6 Lebanese Recipes: Sumac-Marinated Onions Bassle ou Summaq

Try this great, foreign dish from Lebanon.
By Linda Dalal Sawaya
October/November 1999
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 When lemons are not in season, tart sumac is used as a substitute to mellow onions’ sharpness and bite. The onions are excellent with bread and as a garnish for salads, falafel, and hummus.

• 1/2 Spanish onion, julienned
• 2 to 4 tablespoons sumac

1. Toss the onion with the sumac in a small bowl and let it stand for several hours.

Click here for the original article, Food for the Soul: 6 Lebanese Recipes.








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