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Fattoush with Crispy Lamb

Traditional Lebanese Salad

4 - 6

Serves

15 mins

Prep Time

20 mins

Cook Time

Sue Hamilton and Dana Alexander

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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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Ingredients

Crispy lamb

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250g Quality Mark lamb mince

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1 tsp, crushed chilli

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1/2, diced onions

Fattoush salad

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8 leaves romaine lettuce

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3, chopped tomatoes

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1, deseeded yellow capsicum

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1 cucumber

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1/2 cup parsley

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1/2 cup fresh mint

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5, chopped radish

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1/4 cup olive oil

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1/4 cup lemon juice

Pita crisps

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2 large pita bread

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2 tsp ground sumac

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Method

To Make

1

Preheat oven on Grill to 180ÂșC.

2

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.

3

Season with salt and pepper.

4

Combine all salad ingredients in a bowl and toss.

5

Prepare pita crisps by lightly grilling in oven for 10 minutes and sprinkling with sumac.

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6

Lightly toss everything together.

7

Serve immediately, with vinaigrette if desired.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (255g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

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Energy

1045 (249)kJ

Protein

12.8g

Total Fat

14.7g

Saturated Fat

3.5g

Carbs

15.4g

Sugars

4.4g

Sodium

129mg

Iron*

2.1mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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