Mediterranean Fattoush Salad with Home-Made Pita Chips
Jun, 21 , 22
The instructions for this recipe begin with the pita chips, which Ronit blends with ourZa’atar Spice Blendfor authentic eastern Mediterranean flavor.
2 pita breads 2 Tbs. water 3/4 tsp. salt, divided 2 1/2 Tbs.Whole Spice Za’atar Spice Blend, divided 1/2 tsp.ground sumac 6 Tbs. olive oil, divided 2 Tbs. fresh lemon juice 1 red bell pepper 1 yellow bell pepper 2 Persian cucumbers 2 Roma tomatoes 1/2 small red onion 10 Kalamata olives, pitted 3 Tbs. crumbled feta cheese
For the pita chips with Za’atar Blend:
Preheat oven to 350. Slice the pita into bite-sized squares and place them in a small salad bowl Drizzle with water and 3 Tbs. olive oil; season with 1/4 tsp. salt and 1 Tbs. Za’atar Blend. With your hand, gently mix to make sure all pita bites are coated with spices. Place on a baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Set aside to cool.
For the salad:
Chop all the vegetables and place them in a salad bowl with the olives. Mix together 3 Tbs. olive oil, 1/2 tsp. salt, sumac, lemon juice and 1 1/2 Tbs. Za’atar Blend, and toss with the vegetables. Just before serving, top with pita chips and feta.