Fattoush (Green Salad With Toasted Pita Bread) Recipe

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Servings: 6


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  • 2 sm Pita Bread Rounds
  • 10 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 x Clove Garlic, Peeled
  • 3 Tbsp. Or possibly More Lemon Juice Salt And Freshly Grnd Black Pepper
  • 2 med Cucumbers, Peeled And Seeded
  • 2 sm Hearts Of Romaine Lettuce, Coarsely Minced
  • 3 Tbsp. Fresh Mint Leaves, Coarsely Minced
  • 3 Tbsp. Fresh Parsley, coarsely minced


  1. Coarsely chop cucumbers, set aside. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Split open pita rounds. Cut into wedges. Toss pita with 2 Tbsp. Extra virgin olive oil, then place in a single layer on a baking sheet, and toast till crisp, about 5 min. Remove from oven and cold.
  2. Rub a large salad bowl with garlic clove and throw away. Combine lemon juice and 8 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil in a bowl. Season dressing with salt and pepper and set aside. Place cucumber, mint, lettuce, and parsley in salad bowl. Add in pita crisps and toss gently; serve immediately.
  3. Notes: This tart, pungent salad (A kind of Middle Eastern cousin of Italy's panzanella) is a favorite throughout Syria.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 75g
Recipe makes 6 servings
Calories 208  
Calories from Fat 200 96%
Total Fat 22.61g 28%
Saturated Fat 3.12g 12%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 6mg 0%
Potassium 85mg 2%
Total Carbs 1.78g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.5g 2%
Sugars 0.7g 0%
Protein 0.47g 1%
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