Fattoush With Green Za'atar

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You make think we’ve gone a little overboard on the bread recipes these days, but listen, it’s 2020 and things haven't exactly been all fine and dandy and sometimes you JUST NEED CARBS. So, we’re making another bread salad and we’re not sorry about it.

The star of the show this week is Fattoush, a Levantine Bread Salad. Said to originate by Lebanese farmers, this salad is made using fried or baked leftover scraps of pita bread, khubz, and whatever fresh vegetables are on hand.

Alyse’s take on this dish uses the Spicewalla Green Za'atar blend, which is chock full of herbs, sumac, and sesame seeds to bring a bright burst of flavor and texture to this refreshing and bright summer salad.

FATTOUSH WITH GREEN ZA'ATAR

Time: 20 mins
Yield: 2-3 servings

INGREDIENTS

2 romaine heads, diced
1/4 cup green onions, sliced
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1 cup cucumber, sliced
3-4 radishes, thinly sliced
1/2 cup mint, chopped
1/2 cup parsley, chopped
1 cup pita chips, plus more for garnish
3 Tbs Spicewalla Green Zaatar, plus more for garnish
1 clove garlic, finely minced or grated
2 Tbs lemon juice
2 Tbs red wine vinegar
1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil

PREPARATION

1. Combine romaine, green onions, tomatoes, cucumber, radishes, mint, parsley and pita chips in a mixing bowl. Set aside.
2. In another mixing bowl, combine Green Zaatar, garlic, lemon juice, red wine vinegar and olive oil. Stir to combine.
3. Pour Green Zaatar dressing into the bowl with the vegetables and toss to coat evenly.
4. Garnish with more Green Zaatar and pita chips, serve immediately.

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