More Great Recipes: Diabetic | Middle Eastern | Vegan | Vegetarian


Fattoush Salad (Version 2)


User Avatar
Member since 2012
Got a question about this recipe?
Use our BakeBot Ai Chat for instant answers.
No Video

Serves 1 large bowl that can serve 2-3 as a meal or more as a side dish | Prep Time 10 | Cook Time

Why I Love This Recipe

FEATURING: Lettuce, cucumbers, tomatoes, peppers, onions, and mint (optional).

A traditional Middle Eastern salad that is fresh and simply delicious. You can usually find 'sumac' in middle-eastern grocery stores.

TO KEEP YOUR SALAD LONGER: Keep the dressing in a jar and only drizzle it on top of your salad when you are ready to eat it. You may need to shake the dressing before serving.

NOTE: You can add up to 1 cup feta cheese if you want- just crumble it with your hands first. We just don't add it.


Ingredients You'll Need

FOR THE SALAD
1 lettuce head, chopped or torn in pieces

1-2 sweet pepper, diced
1 cucumber, diced (you can take off skin or not, your choice)
1-2 tomatoes, chopped (or a handful of cherry tomatoes, cut in quarters)
1/2 cup fresh or red onion (or green onions), chopped fine
1 can of roasted chickpeas (optional)

FOR THE DRESSING (makes more than you need but I prefer having left over dressing in case)
6 Tbsp olive oil
4 Tbsp of lemon juice (approx. juice of 1 lemon)
2 tsp garlic (or 2 garlic scapes), minced
1 tsp fresh mint, chopped (optional but it makes the dressing really pop)
2 tsp sumac, ground
1 tsp sea salt
Black pepper, to taste

FOR THE PITA CHIPS
4 pita bread (18 cm, 7 in), chopped in 5 cm (2 in) strips
2 Tbsp olive oil


Directions

MAKE THE PITA CHIPS: Preheat oven to 375F (190C). In a large bowl, put the cut pita and drizzle the oil on top. Mix well. Lay pita on parchment paper on cookie sheet. Bake for 10-12 min until golden and crispy- make sure to flip them half way through cooking. Take out of oven and put aside.

MAKE THE DRESSING: In a mason jar, add all the ingredients except the oil. Slowly add the oil as you mix, until well blended. The dressing may separate. If so, just mix/shake it from time to time.

MAKE THE SALAD: In a large salad bowl, add the lettuce, pepper, cucumber, tomatoes. Add baked pita bread (break them in large pieces with your hands). Add onion and chickpea (if using). Add the dressing to each bowl (that way you can keep your salad longer). Serve.


Questions, Comments & Reviews


'CHEF' the Film Cookbook: Recipes from El Jefe
By CHEF the Film

7 Recipes

11882 Downloads
FREE
The Official "Burnt" Movie Cookbook
By Burnt Movie Cookbook

7 Recipes

51223 Downloads
FREE
Disney's Tinker Bell Secret of the Wings Cookbook
By BakeSpace Fairies

6 Recipes

489 Downloads
FREE
Mixed Berry Tart
Mixed Berry Tart
Slutty Brownies
Slutty Brownies
Torta Cubana
Torta Cubana
Have cooking questions? Chat with BakeBot AI for quick answers!

Plus, I can help you customize recipes on BakeSpace, making modifications a snap.

Want to create a new recipe or upload an existing recipe? Use our BakeBot AI Recipe Maker in the menu bar.
Want to create a recipe? Try our BakeBot AI Recipe Maker!