Fattoush – Lebanese Salad

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Fattoush Salad is a favorite very healthy side dish in Lebanese food and it is famous in Arabic Countries.

Ingredients (serves 6 to 8):

1 Roman lettuce coarsely chopped

1 cup coarsely chopped purslane

1 bunch of parsley chopped

½ bunch of mint leaves chopped

2 small cucumbers peeled and diced

7 to 8 radishes sliced

2 tomatoes coarsely diced

1 onion sliced

2 green onions thinly sliced- 2 cloves of garlic crushed – 1/4 cup of pomegranate molasses (debs el remmen) – ½ cup lemon juice – 2/3 cup olive oil – ½ teaspoon paprika – 1 to 2 tbsp sumac – salt – 2 pita bread cut into strips then toasted and crumbled

Arrange all the vegetables in a big salad bowl.
In a small bowl, mix the pomegranate molasses, the lemon juice, the olive oil, the sumac, the paprika, the salt and the crushed garlic.
Sprinkle the sauce on the vegetables. Toss well.
Add the crumbled pita chops and serve.