Fattoush Salad


Fattoush Salad

Crisp, crunchy, fragrant, packed with herbs and fresh vegetables. Fattoush Salad is the perfect accompaniment to any Middle Eastern inspired meal.


What you need (For the salad)

1 large wholemeal Lebanese bread

1 small green capsicum, cored and diced

2 tomatoes, cored and diced

1 Lebanese cucumber, diced

4 radishes, finely sliced

2 cups of torn iceberg lettuce leaves

Handful of finely sliced spring onions

½ cup parsley leaves, washed and roughly chopped

½ cup sweet mint leaves, washed and roughly chopped


For the dressing

¼ cup olive oil

1 teaspoon sumac spice

Fresh lemon juice to taste

Salt/pepper to taste


What you do

Preheat your oven to 180c. Place the Lebanese bread in the oven and bake it until it is crispy.

Break the dried bread into pieces and place it in a bowl along with all the salad ingredients.

Whisk all the dressing ingredients together and add them to the salad. Stir everything well to combine and serve.


Yields: 4 side serves

Time:  10 – 15 minutes of preparation, plus the cooking time. I preheat my oven and cook my bread while I am preparing all the other ingredients.

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