Fattoush (Toasted Bread Salad)

11:30 am on 30 September 2013

Fattoush is a Lebanese salad, good for hot weather. This recipe incorporates pomegranate molasses.

Ingredients

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 or 3 tomatoes, cubed
  • 1 small cucumber, peeled and chopped
  • 1 green pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1/2 small lettuce, shredded
  • 1 bunch finely chopped parsley
  • 1/2 cup diced radish
  • 2 chopped spring onions
  • 1 bunch of finely chopped fresh mint or 1 tsp dried mint
  • 1 piece of pita bread, toasted and cut into small pieces  
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of pomegranate molasses
  • pinch of salt
  • pinch of black pepper

Method

Put the green pepper, cucumber, spring onion, radish, tomatoes, and parsley in a bowl. Mix well, and then sprinkle with the black pepper, salt, olive oil and pomegranate molasses. Don’t put in the pita bread until you serve the salad because it will become soft. The bread should be crisp.

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