Fattoush Salad

Middle eastern salad which includes toasted pitta bread. Perfect accompaniment with grilled meats. Especially good with our Zatar Chicken.

Serves4-6 Origin North Africa and Middle East
Preparation 15 min Heat rating (No heat)
Cooking 0 Ease (Easy)
Vegetarian Yes


1 tsp Sumac
4-5 plum tomatoes, chopped
1 cucumber, peeled and chopped
3 pitta breads, split in half
1-2 chopped spring onions, finely chopped
large handful fresh mint, coarsely chopped
large handful parsley, coarsely chopped

1 garlic clove, grated
1 lemon, juice of
5-6 tbsps Olive oil
coarse salt to taste


Lay your split halves of pitta bread on a tray and grill until crisp and golden.

In a large salad bowl toss together the tomatoes, sucumber spring onions, mint and parsley. Snip the crisp pitta bread into the salad with a pair of scissors.

In a small bowl whisk together the oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt and sumac.

Dress and toss the salad just before serving.

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