Fattoush - Lebanese Bread Salad

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Total Time
15 mins
5 mins

The distinguishing feature of this light, refreshing salad is the addition, just before serving, of pieces of crisply toasted flat bread. Adapted from "Complete Vegetarian Cookbook" by Charmaine Solomon.

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  1. Put diced and chopped vegetables into a bowl, cover and chill until shortly before serving time.
  2. Combine lemon juice, oil, garlic, salt and pepper and pour over the vegetables.
  3. Toast pita bread under the grill – it should be pale gold in colour, not brown.
  4. Break into large pieces and toss into salad at last minute, so it will still be crisp when eaten.
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5 5

Very nice and authentic salad. I also added some baby greens for a light lunch. Thank you.

5 5

This is great and I make it all the time, only I always add Sumac, fattoush isn't the same without it :) I add lettuce as well. Some people deep-fry the bread and I just hate it that way. Thanks for posting.