Lebanese Recipe: Fattoush

  

Ingredients (4 servings):

    • lettuce leaves, chopped
    • cabbage leaves, chopped
    • 2 radishes, minced
    • 1 medium cucumber, diced
    • 1 red bell pepper, minced
    • 1 carrot, chopped
    • 1 cup sweet corn kernels
    • 1 large tomato, finely diced
    • 1 small onion, sliced thin
    • 2 large cloves garlic, crushed
    • fresh parsley, minced
    • fresh mint leaves, minced (optional)
    • 1/4 cup olive oil
    • 1 pomegranate / pomegranate syrup
    • pita / croutons (optional)
    • vegetable oil for frying (optional)

   Instructions:

 

  1. Mix together the lettuce, cabbage, radish, cucumber, red bell pepper, carrot, corn, tomato, onion, garlic, parsley, mint, olive oil.
  2. Put in a blender the seeds from 1/2 pomegranate and make a dressing if you don’t have pomegranate syrup.
  3. Put the dressing/ syrup and the remaining pomegranate seeds (optional) over the vegetable mix.
  4. Heat oil in a pan and fry pita /croutons for a few minutes. Remove to cool on paper towels.
  5. Serve with grilled meat or just eat it like this.