Sunday, July 25, 2010


After eating some delicious Middle Eastern food this summer I decided to go searching for some authentic recipes online and was pleasantly surprised. Try the fattoush out for yourself - simple and fresh, yum!


2-3 tomatoes, cubed
1-2 small cucumbers, peeled, quartered lengthwise, and chopped
1 medium green pepper, seeded and diced
1 small red onion, roughly chopped
1 small head of romaine lettuce, chopped
2 tbsp. fresh parsley, finely chopped
1 tbsp. fresh mint, finely chopped
2 pita bread pockets, toasted and cut into cubes
lemon juice
olive oil
salt and pepper


1. To make the dressing, combine equal parts of olive oil and lemon juice, season with salt and pepper.
2. Combine vegetables, herbs, and bread in a large bowl.
3. Pour desired amount of dressing over salad, toss well, and chill for at least 30 minutes.

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