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Fattoush with Crispy Lamb

Traditional Lebanese Salad

4

Serves

15 mins

Prep Time

20 mins

Cook Time

Sue Hamilton and Dana Alexander

Recipe author

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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High Iron

High Protein

Dairy Free

Ingredients

Crispy lamb

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250g Quality Mark lamb mince

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1 small red chilli

seeds removed and finely chopped

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1/2 onion

finely chopped

Fattoush salad

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8 leaves romaine lettuce

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3 tomatoes

chopped

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1 yellow capsicum

seeds removed and chopped

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1/2 cucumber

seeds removed, cut lengthwise and then into half rounds

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a small handful of parsley

chopped

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a small handful of mint leaves

chopped

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4 radishes

chopped

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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

chopped into wedges

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2 tsp ground sumac

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Method

To Make

1

Preheat oven on Grill to 180ºC.

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 brushing with oil and then lightly grilling in the oven until crisp, sprinkle with sumac.

6

Lightly toss everything together.

7

Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information per Serving (407g)

This nutrition analysis is based on 4 serves.

Energy

1701kJ (407 kcal)

Protein

19.6g

Total Fat

23.6g

Saturated Fat

5.7g

Carbs

25.5g

Dietary Fibre

7.5g

Sodium

190mg

Iron

3.4mg

Zinc

3.0mg

Vitamin B12

0.8µg