Fattoush Salad is of Arabic descent consisting of marinated vegetables, usually tomatoes and radishes, and tossed with grilled flatbread. #fattoushsalad www.savoryexperiments.com

Fattoush Salad

Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Keyword: fattoush salad
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Marinating: 1 hour
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 229 kcal
Fattoush Salad is of Arabic descent consisting of marinated vegetables, usually tomatoes and radishes, and tossed with grilled flatbread. 
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Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 2 garlic cloves , crushed
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cucumber , sliced into medallions, then quartered
  • 2 plum tomatoes , seeded and chopped
  • 2 large radishes , thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup red onion , thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup parsley , coarsely chopped
  • 2 pita breads
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

Instructions

  1. In a small saucepan, combine balsamic vinegar, honey and sugar. Heat over low heat. Stir occasionally for 10 minutes or until mixture reduces and start get sticky. Remove from heat and set aside. 

  2. Combine balsamic mixture, lemon juice, lemon zest, crushed garlic cloves, sea salt and black pepper, whisking well. 

  3. In a large, non-metallic mixing bowl, combine all chopped vegetables including cucumber, plum tomatoes, radishes, red onion and parsley. Toss with prepared dressing. 

  4. Cover and refrigerate for a minimum of 1 hour, but up to 24 hours. 

  5. Gently tear pita pieces into bite-sized sections. Toss with extra virgin olive oil. 

  6. Carefully tilt mixing bowl with vegetables or place in a fine mesh colander to discard remaining marinade. Add torn pita bread. 

  7. Serve immediately. 

Nutrition Facts
Fattoush Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 229 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Sodium 743mg 31%
Potassium 224mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 46g 15%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 28g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 14.1%
Vitamin C 16.4%
Calcium 4.8%
Iron 6.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.