Recipe:

Classic Fattoush Salad

The pita crisps and sumac spice are what make this iconic dish so special. The other elements — the crisp, fresh, bright herbs and veggies — are simply the cherry tomatoes on top 😉

Preparation time Prep: 15 mins
serves
4
Skill level Easy Peasy

You will need:

  • 2 Lebanese cucumbers, deseeded, chopped coarsely
  • 1 red capsicum, deseeded and chopped coarsely
  • 6 radishes, sliced thinly
  • 500g rainbow cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 3 spring onions, finely sliced
  • ½ cup parsley leaves
  • ¼ cup mint leaves, roughly chopped
  • ¼ cup coriander leaves
  • 1 tablespoon sumac
  • 200g sea salt and olive oil pita crisps
Dressing
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
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Recipe: Fiona Roberts Food

Directions:

  • 1Make dressing by placing all ingredients together in a screw top jar, shaking vigorously to combine. Set aside until required.
  • 2In a large bowl mix together all the salad ingredients, until well combined. (If preparing in advance, do not add pita crisps yet, as they’ll go soggy – wait until just before salad is being served to mix in the crisps!)
  • 3To finish, pour over dressing, gently mixing to combine.
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