Sunday, November 21, 2010

Fattoush - Lebanese Toasted Bread Salad

This salad is DELISH!  If you are invited somewhere and they ask you to bring a salad....bring THIS SALAD!  It is unique, delicious and will be the star of the party.  Just try it, I promise you'll love it.  :)

2 pita bread rounds
6-8 large lettuce leaves, torn in small pieces
1 large cucumber, cut into small cubes
4 ripe tomatoes, cut into cubes
8 spring onions, chopped
4 tblsp fresh parsley, chopped
1 tblsp fresh mint, chopped
2 tblsp fresh coriander, chopped

2 cloves garlic, crushed
1/2 cup olive oil
1/2 cup lemon juice

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Toast bread rounds in oven for 8 minutes.  Tear into small bite size pieces after it comes out of the oven.  Set aside.

Mix all dressing ingredients in a small bowl, wisk well.

Place all salad ingredients in a large bowl, add toasted bread then pour dressing over the top.  Toss lightly.

Serve.  You can thank me later!

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