In the Middle East, this chopped salad is eaten at almost every meal,e specially in the summer over a BBQ. Check out my version with an interesting twist.

Salad Ingredients

  • 2 cups lettuce cut into bite size pieces
  • 3 medium tomatoes chopped
  • 4 radishes sliced
  • 2 spring onions sliced
  • 1 cup watercress (do not pre-wash, always wash before use to retain freshness)
  • ¼ cup mint leaves
  • ¼ cup Rocca leaves
  • 1 cup fried Arabic pita bread (cut into equal squares and fry or bake)
  • 1 small red onion sliced finely
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of sumac
  • Salt/pepper to taste
  • 2 TBSP pomegranate molasses
  • 1 TBSP dried mint


  • In a bowl whisk olive oil, pomegranate molasses, sumac, dried mint, and salt/pepper
  • In another bowl, mix all other ingredient except bread and toss together
  • Top the fattoush salad with the dressing, and garnish with bread
  • Serve immediately

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