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Fattoush

This classic Middle Eastern salad makes a crunchy light side dish or lunchbox filler- it's sprinkled with sumac, mint and parsley

  • Prep: 15 mins
    No cook
  • Serves 2
  • Easy
  • Serves 2
  • Easy
  • Calories 358
  • Carbohydrates 57
  • Saturated Fat 1
  • Sugar 10
  • Protein 12
  • Fat 18
  • Fibre 6
  • Salt 1.1

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories 358
  • Carbohydrates 57
  • Saturated Fat 1
  • Sugar 10
  • Protein 12
  • Fat 18
  • Fibre 6
  • Salt 1.1

Ingredients

  • 2 tomatoes, chopped into chunks
  • ¼ cucumber, deseeded and sliced
  • ½ red onion, sliced
  • 1 small head romaine lettuce, shredded
  • handful mint leaves, roughly chopped
  • handful parsley leaves, roughly chopped
  • 2 pitta breads
  • 1 tsp sumac
  • ½ garlic clove, crushed
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • juice ½ lemon

Method

  1. The night before, toss together all the salad ingredients except for the pitta bread and sumac. Make up the dressing and season to taste. Leave these separate until the morning.

  2. The next morning, toast the pitta breads until lightly golden. When cool, tear into pieces and combine with the salad and dressing. Spoon into 2 plastic boxes and sprinkle over the sumac.