Fattoush with lemon and olive oil dressing

This Middle Eastern salad recipe is a great way to use up stale pita bread.
 
Fetoush salad with  lemon dressing recipe

Recipe from: 31 December 2012
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 10 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 3
    medium wholewheat pita breads
  • 300
    g
    cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1
    medium red onion, sliced
  • 1/2
    cucumber, peeled and diced
  • 1
    cup
    mint, chopped
  • 1
    cup
    flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • 125
    ml
    mixed olives
  • 1
    PnP feta cheese, diced
  • Dressing:
  • 80
    ml
    PnP Finest extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1
    medium lemon, juiced and peel grated
  • 3
    ml
    PnP sugar
  • 1
    cloves
    garlic, crushed
  • 1
    tsp
    dried mint
  • 1
    pinch
    salt and milled pepper
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 
Preheat oven to 200C.

Whisk dressing ingredients together in a bowl.

Toast pitas in the oven until crisp. Cool and break into chunks.

Place tomatoes in a salad bowl and squeeze lightly to release juices.

Toss in remaining salad ingredients and add pita chunks.

Drizzle over dressing, toss salad and serve immediately.

This recipe is sponsored by 
Pick n Pay and was created by Fresh Living magazine.
 

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