Pita Crouton Salad with Sumak Dressing

Fattoush (fettoush)

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    (About 2 quarts )
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Classic Lebanese Cuisine: 170 Fresh And Healthy Mediterranean Favorites

Classic Lebanese Cuisine

By Kamal Al-Faqih

Published 2009

  • About

I believe it is the variety of vegetables and the shape and size of how each vegetable is cut combined with the dressing that make this salad so popular. It can be offered with a variety of entrees made with lamb, beef, poultry, or seafood. You can even add grilled chicken or shrimp to the salad, and it becomes a meal of its own.

Ingredients

Specialty Ingredients

  • Sumak, found at specialty markets or online.

    Method

    Prepare Ahead

    You can prepare the croutons in advance and store them in an airtight container for days. For freshest vegetables, rinse and store them ahead of time. The salad can be prepared 1 day in advance. Serve as directed.