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Wild Mint and Kishk Salad (Meeykeh)

MeeykehThis recipe uses kishk as a main ingredient but also as a seasoning, similar to the use of grated Parmesan. Meeykeh is a traditional recipe in the Shouf mountains. If not available, wild mint could be substituted with chicory.

Total Servings: 6

Preparation Time: 30 minutes

1 medium onion
1½ cup of wild mint
¼ cup of dry kishk

¾ cup of extra virgin olive oil
½ tsp of salt

¼ cup chopped tomato
¼ cup dry kishk

Preparation Steps:

  1. Wash the vegetables and set aside to dry
  2. In a bowl, mix all ingredients while gradually adding the dressing
  3. Garnish with tomatoes and sprinkle the kishk before serving