Fattoush salad

Fattoush salad recipe

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  • Serves 6
  • 10 mins to prepare and 15 mins to cook
  • 265 calories / serving

Ingredients

    Fattoush (Middle Eastern) salad

    • 2 pitta breads
    • 2tbsp olive oil
    • 2tsp smoked paprika
    • ½ small red onion, finely sliced
    • 3 tomatoes, cut into wedges
    • ½ cucumber, deseeded and chopped
    • 200g (7oz) feta cheese, cubed
    • small handful flat-leaf parsley, roughly chopped
    • 2 little gem lettuces

    For the dressing

    • 2tbsp red wine vinegar
    • 4tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
    • ½ lemon, zested

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    1105kj
    265kcal
    13%
  • Fat

    18g 26%
  • Saturates

    6g 32%
  • Sugars

    4g 4%
  • Salt

    1.7g 28%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 17.3g Protein 8.4g Fibre 1.9g

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 5, 190°C, fan 170°C. 
  2. Open each pitta out into 2 and cut into 8 triangles. Toss the triangles in the olive oil and sprinkle with half the smoked paprika. Spread out on a baking sheet and bake for about 10 minutes, turning halfway, until crisp and pale gold.
  3. Meanwhile, make the dressing by whisking the vinegar, oil and lemon zest together with a little salt and plenty of black pepper. Separate the lettuce leaves and put in a serving bowl, with the rest of the salad ingredients. Add the pitta, pour over the dressing and mix. Finish with the remaining paprika.

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