Friday, October 08, 2010

Salad Recipe that You Should Try

1. Fattoush (Lebanese Salad)
1/2 Lebanese round bread (pitta), toasted
3 medium firm tomatoes, washed and chopped
3 slender cucumbers (250g\9 oz), washed and chopped
3 medium radishes (250g\9 oz) (1 cup), washed and chopped
4 spring onions, washed and coarsely chopped
1 medium onion (1/4 cup), roughly chopped
1/2 cup lemon juice
2 cloves garlic, crushed with a pinch of salt
1/2 teaspoon dried mint
2 tablespoons vinegar
1/2 cup olive oil
1 cup coarsely chopped fresh mint leaves
1 cup coarsely chopped parsley
1/2 cup coarsely chopped sweet green pepper
1 teaspoon salt
8 crisp cos (2 cups) lettuce leaves, torn into bite size pieces

1Break toasted bread into small pieces and keep aside.
2. Wash the chopped mint, parsley and purslane, then drain well.
3. Mix crushed garlic with salt, oil, vinegar, dried mint, lemon juice and ground sumac and keep aside.
4. Put all ingredients in a serving bowl. Add toasted bread pieces and dress with garlic mixture, mix well.
5. Serve Fattoush if you wish garnished with additional toasted bread

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