Easy Fattoush Salad

A refreshing salad dressing to top your simple Lebanese style salad.
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Fattoush Salad aka Bread Salad (recipe is on my website: HungryHappens.Net)

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Fattoush in Lebanese is essentially a ‘bread salad’ is said to have originated in Northern Lebanon. There are three ingredients that set this salad apart from the others. First is the Sumac seasoning, which has a citrusy flavor to it. Next is the pomegranate molasses, which adds flavor and thickens up the dressing.

The third part of this salad is the micro chopping of the ingredients. Also the frying of the pita chips in the pan in a little olive oil. Okay so now that makes four things that make this salad really special and tasty.

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fattoush salad

Fattoush Salad

Servings: 5
Prep Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 30 mins

Ingredients 

Dressing:

  • 1 medium lemon, juiced
  • 2 tbs pomegranate molasses
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp dried mint
  • 1 tsp sumac
  • 2 tbs honey
  • 1/4 cup olive oil

Salad:

  • 2 hearts romaine lettuce
  • 1 large cucumber, fine chop
  • 1 small red onion, fine chop
  • 3 radishes, fine chop
  • 1.5 cups cherry tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 scallions, chopped
  • 1/3 cup mint, fine chop
  • 1 large pita, sliced into small pieces
  • 1 tbs olive oil

Instructions

Dressing:

  • Whisk together all of the ingredients until smooth. Taste and adjust the seasonings if necessary.

Salad:

  • Heat the 1 tbs olive oil in a large pan. Add the pita pieces to the pan and toss around unti they start to brown. You may need to add more oil to coat more pieces.
Author: Stella

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