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Fattoush

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 2 minutes
Serves: 4-6

fattoush

Ingredients

  • Small crisp lettuce
  • 3-4 firm tomatoes
  • 1 cucumber
  • Handful radishes
  • Bunch of parsley (finely chopped)
  • 2 tbsp chopped mint
  • 3 tsp olive oil
  • Salt and black pepper
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 1 pitta bread
  • Optional: 3 tbsp chopped coriander/2 cloves crushed garlic/pomegranate seeds
     

Method

  1. Cut open the pitta bread and toast until crisp. Crunch the bread into pieces and allow to cool.
  2. Tear the lettuce into small pieces and place in a large salad bowl. Chop the tomatoes and cucumber into small (1cm) pieces and add to the lettuce. Chop the radishes into thin slices and add to the salad bowl, then add the mint, parsley and coriander (if using).
  3. Mix the lemon juice with 3 tbsp olive oil, add the salt and black pepper plus the garlic, and pour over the vegetables. Gently mix the ingedients together.
  4. Sprinkle the bread pieces and pomegranate seeds (if using) on top and serve immediately.

 

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