FATTOUSH

Ingredients: 

  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed with a press
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon ground sumac
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • Pinch ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 cups shredded romaine lettuce (about 1 large head romaine)
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley leaves
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 4 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 2 pita breads, toasted and broken into bite-size pieces

Method: 

In a large bowl, whisk together lemon juice, garlic, sumac, salt, coriander and pepper. Whisk in oil in a slow, steady stream until blended.  

Add romaine, mint, parsley, tomatoes, radishes, green onions, cucumber and toasted pita, and toss until blended. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Info: 

Per Serving: Serving size: about 1 1/2 cups, 170 calories (100 from fat), 11g total fat, 1.5gsaturated fat, 270mg sodium, 15g carbohydrates, (2 g dietary fiber, 3g sugar), 3g protein.