Fattoush Recipe

"This substantial peasant dish from Syria is a rich source of protein and fiber."

Step 1

Prepare all the salad ingredients and place in a bowl.Toast the whole wheat bread and rub with cut cloves of garlic. Lightly sprinkle with oil. Break into small pieces. Put the dressing ingredients together in a screw-top jar and mix by shaking well. Toss the garlic toast and dressing into the salad.

NUTRIENTS PER PORTION: Protein: 11 g Fiber: 6 g Polyunsaturated fat: 2 g Saturated fat: 3 g Vitamins A, B1, B2,B12,C, D, E, FA Minerals: Fe, Mg, Zn Calories: 235

SERVES: 4

SOURCE: _Vegetarian Cooking_ by Sarah Brown posted, not tested by Anne MacLellan

Things You'll Need

  • 1 Romaine lettuce; or iceberg
  • -lettuce
  • 1 Red pepper; seeded & diced
  • 4 Eggs; hard boiled; peeled
  • -cut in wedges
  • 4 Tomatoes; sliced
  • 2ts Capers
  • 16 Olives, black
  • 4sl Whole wheat bread; thinly
  • -sliced
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • 1tb Olive oil
----------FOR THE DRESSING--------------
  • 1tb Olive oil
  • 2ts White wine vinegar
  • 1tb Parsley; fresh chopped
  • 1ts Tarragon, dried
  • -salt & black pepper

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