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Fattoush Salad Recipe

This Recipe Combines Summer's Greatest Hits in a Salad Bowl

If you're looking for a fresh Summer salad, this lightened-up take on a classic Levantine recipe is the answer. The Kitchy Kitchen shows us how to make this bold and bright option.

A traditional Levantine salad, Fattoush usually includes stale pita and sumac, a tart spice. But in the interest of keeping it light, and not having to hunt down an ingredient like sumac, I kept it simple. If you want a more authentic experience, add sumac and dried or fried pita chips; but, as is, you have a fresh, bright salad filled with great flavor and texture.

Fattoush Salad

From The Kitchy Kitchen

Fattoush Salad Recipe

Ingredients

  1. 1 large cucumber (thin skinned), halved and sliced 1/8 inch thick
    1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
    1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
    1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
    1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
    1/4 teaspoon chili flakes
    1/2 cup parsley, roughly chopped
    1/4 cup mint, roughly chopped
    1 garlic clove, minced
    2 tablespoons lemon juice
    2 tablespoons olive oil
    Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Combine all of the ingredients. Season with salt and pepper. Let it sit for at least 15 minutes before serving.
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