Fattoush Salad

Although traditionally Lebanese in origin, Fattoush Salad is very common throughout the Middle East. It’s a family style salad you can really dig into. Chock full of delicious ingredients and textures and topped with crunchy balsamic pita chips. We serve this at pretty much any occasion where we have a large crowd to feed and it’s a healthy, delicious addition to our Italian Succot feast.

Serves 8-10

Ingredients

For the Salad:
  • 4 bundles romaine lettuce, washed, dried & chopped
  • 2 English cucumbers, peeled and chopped
  • 4 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/4 cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup dill pickles, chopped
  • 1/4 cup sweet gherkin pickles, chopped
  • 1/2 cup pepperoncini, chopped
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 2 cups feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup kalamata olives, pitted
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts, lightly toasted
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint, chopped
For the Dressing:
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 cup kalamata olives, pitted
  • 2 garlic gloves
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • pepper to taste
For the Topping:
  • 2 cups pita chips, crushed
  • 1/2 cup balsamic glaze

Instructions

  1. Toss all salad ingredients in a large bowl and set aside.
  2. Place all dressing ingredients in a food processor or blender and puree.
  3. Combine crushed pita chips with balsamic glaze and set aside for 15-20 minutes.
  4. Right before serving, drizzle dressing over the salad and toss.
  5. Top with balsamic pita chips.

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4 Comments

Ginger Mehdiun

These are some Awesome Recipes ! What a Wonderful way to try new and different food from all around . I can’t wait to try all of them. Thank You

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Mary malacara

Wonderful recipes , thank you so much. Have tried several . Love it

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