Fatoush - A filling salad

Fatoush is pretty much a Lebanese chopped refreshing salad and loaded with romaine lettuce, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, green onions, red onions, mint, feta cheese, toasted pita chips and it’s traditionally served with tahini and a drizzle of yogurt on top.





Ingredients

• 1 wholepita bread cut into pieces

• 1 tsp paprika

• 1 head romaine lettuce

• 4 green onion thinly sliced

• 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved

• 3 cucumbers sliced

• freshmint leaves chopped

• 1/4 cup red onion chopped

• 1/2 cup feta cheese

• 1 tsp salt

• 1 tsp freshly ground pepper

• 1/3 cup olive oil plus 1 tbsp

• 2 lemons juiced

• 1/2 tsp Sumac (if you don't have,

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• Dollop of Garlic Hummus



Method


• Toast the pita bread in oven or tawa until the pita is crisp.

• In a large bowl toss together the lettuce, onion, tomatoes, cucumber, mint, red onion and feta.

• In another smaller bowl, combine the salt, pepper, remaining olive oil, lemon juice and sumac and whisk into a dressing.

• Combine the dressing with the salad and gently combine until lightly dressed. Divide and serve with a dollop of hummus and more freshly cracked pepper if needed.


Add the feta cheese cubes and toasted pita bread pieces just before serving and toss well.






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