Fattoush salad

Fattoush salad

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  • 6-8
  • Easy
  • Meat-free
  • 30 minute

This Lebanese salad celebrates flavours unique to the region such as sumac and za’atar. It’s topped with crunchy pita bread for additional texture.


  • 3-4 pita breads, cubed
  • 3 olive oil
  • 2 Woolworths sumac
  • 1 T Woolworths za’atar
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 heads Romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 1 cucumber, quarted and sliced
  • 200 g Rosa tomatoes, halved
  • 3 radishes, stems removed and thinly sliced
  • 1 green pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 fresh mint, chopped
  • fresh parsley, stems. removed and chopped
  • For the dressing, whisk:
  • 3 lemon, juiced
  • olive oil
  • 2 sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 garlic, finely grated
  • 1 sumac
  • pomegranate molasses (optional)

Cooking Instructions

1. Preheat the oven to 180°C. Toss the pita bread in the olive oil, sumac, za’atar and season to taste. Place in an ovenproof dish and bake for 10 minutes, or until golden and crispy. Remove from oven and allow to cool.

2. In a large bowl, toss the lettuce, cucumber, tomatoes, radishes, pepper, mint and parsley.

3. Pour the dressing over the salad, add the toasted pita and toss before serving.

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Photographer: Jan Ras
Production: Abigail Donnelly
RecipesSaadiyah Hendricks
Food assistantBianca Strydom

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Saadiyah is a full-time working mom of two girls with a deep passion for all things baking and food. She made her first pot of food at the age of 10 and, with a growing curiosity for experimenting with different bakes, flavours and dishes, started documenting her food journey and sharing recipes on her blog Sadie’s Bubble of Yum 10 years ago.

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