Greek Pita Salad

Total Time
10 mins
20 mins

A very refreshing salad with unusual 'croutons'.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place rack in middle of oven.
  2. In a sieve, sprinkle cucumber with a pinch of salt, let drain for 20 minutes, and pat dry.
  3. Put pita pieces in a large baking pan, drizzle with 2 tblsps olive oil, toss to coat, season with salt and bake, shaking pan occasionally, for 20-22 minutes, or until golden-brown and crisp.
  4. Check on them after the first 15 minutes to make sure they're browning evenly and re-distribute. Let cool slightly.
  5. In a large bowl, whisk together oil, lemon juice and garlic. Season to taste. Whisk until emulsified.
  6. Stir in bell pepper, tomato, onion, feta, parsley, mint, pita pieces and cucumber, and season to taste. Toss salad to combine well.
  7. Distribute between two large plates, sprinkle with sumac, if using and serve immediately.