Fattoush with Crispy Lamb
Traditional Lebanese Salad
4 - 6
Sue Hamilton and Dana Alexander
Fattoush is traditionally a Lebanese salad that can be served with tapas to freshen the palate, or garnished with crispy lamb for a light meal. Crunchy bites of pita bread, a sprinkling of sumac and a tahini dressing give this dish a wonderful hint of summer.
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250g Quality Mark lamb mince
1 tsp, crushed chilli
1/2, diced onions
8 leaves romaine lettuce
3, chopped tomatoes
1, deseeded yellow capsicum
1/2 cup parsley
1/2 cup fresh mint
5, chopped radish
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup lemon juice
2 large pita bread
2 tsp ground sumac
Preheat oven on Grill to 180ºC.
Prepare minced lamb by frying with chilli and onion in a splash of oil, over a moderate heat. The mince should be crispy and well browned.
Season with salt and pepper.
Combine all salad ingredients in a bowl and toss.
Prepare pita crisps by lightly grilling in oven for 10 minutes and sprinkling with sumac.
Lightly toss everything together.
Serve immediately, with vinaigrette if desired.
Nutrition Information per Serving (255g)
Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).More info
* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)