Side Dish

Sumac Roasted Potato And Cucumber Salad

  • Ready Time: 60min
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  • Prep Time: 10min
    Cook Time: 30min
  • Potato Type: White
  • Serves: 4
    Prep Method: Baked
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Recipe by: Lyubomira Lyubenova

Light, flavorful and very easy to prepare. This salad is made with sumac roasted white potatoes, crunchy Persian cucumber, fresh mint and light dressing. The dressing is made with just four simple ingredients - oil, lemon juice, sweet paprika and salt. Perfect for any time of the year, this salad is vegetarian and gluten free. You can enjoy it on its own, or serve it with white fish or chicken.



  • 2 lbs white potatoes, washed and cut into ½ inch cubes
  • ½ cup vegetable oil (I used avocado oil)
  • 1 tablespoon sumac
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper


  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • Juice from 1 medium lemon
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon sweet paprika

Other Items

  • 4 Persian cucumbers, sliced into thin rounds
  • 7-8 mint leaves
  • More salt to taste

Prep Time: 10min | Cook Time: 30min


  1. Preheat oven to 400 F. Prepare a baking sheet, lightly brush with vegetable oil.
  2. Cut potatoes into ½ inch pieces. Place potatoes in a bowl, add oil, sumac, salt and pepper. Toss potatoes, making sure they are evenly coated in oil and seasoning.
  3. Roast potatoes for 25-30 minutes, flipping once, until golden and cooked through. Roast for additional 5-10 minutes, if potatoes appear undercooked.
  4. Transfer to a bowl and let them cool for 20 minutes.


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together oil, salt, lemon juice and paprika.
  2. Set aside.


  1. Place potatoes in a bowl.
  2. Add sliced cucumbers and mint.
  3. Pour dressing on top. Serve.



You can serve the sumac roasted potatoes on their own, if you do not wish to make a salad.

The ready time includes 20 minutes of cooling.



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