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substitute for sumac?

I'm making cumin-scented quinoa with shredded beets and the recipe calls for a sumac-yogurt topping plus sumac in the quinoa

asked by Katherine's Kitchen over 2 years ago
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hardlikearmour

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added over 2 years ago

sumac adds a tart note, so I'd sub with a little lemon juice and zest

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added over 2 years ago

SInce Sumac adds a bit of a lemony taste to many Middle eastern recipes, I would try a bit of Lemon zest.

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Monita

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added over 2 years ago

If you have Zaatar, another Mideastern spice, it contains Sumac and would add a nice flavor

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added over 2 years ago

If you can get pomegranate molasses, that would be v nice here!