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"Great light salad of an Eastern-Mediterranean flavor, with crunchy pita chips. Big favorite! I learned it from some Lebanese friends. After I tasted it, I needed to keep it."
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40 m servings 482 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Calories:
  • 482 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 36.5 g
  • 56%
  • Carbs:
  • 35.4g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 6.2 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 394 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Place pita pieces into the skillet without crowding. Fry in batches until browned; then remove to paper towels.
  2. Place romaine lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, bell pepper, green onions, mint leaves, parsley, and cilantro into a large bowl.
  3. Pour lemon juice and white wine vinegar into a small bowl. Season with salt, lemon pepper, onion flakes, celery salt, and garlic powder. Stir in olive oil.
  4. Gently toss salad with fried pita pieces and dressing. Adjust seasonings to taste, and serve.


  • Editor's Note
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

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  1. 25 Ratings

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In the past, my family included salads to our meat dishes because we knew the importance of vegetables, but fattoush is one of few salads we actually crave. In fact, I make a larger batch (separ...

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I really enjoyed this salad, but my husband and kids found the dressing too lemon-y to really enjoy it.

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In the past, my family included salads to our meat dishes because we knew the importance of vegetables, but fattoush is one of few salads we actually crave. In fact, I make a larger batch (separ...

Love it! For the dressing I added Sumac (a healthy palm full), 2 cloves of chopped fresh garlic, 1/4 cup more lemon juice, and coarse sea salt.

We enjoyed this. The pita 'croutons' were a great idea! I omitted the parsley because I don't like it, and once I started eating, I went back and added more mint. The only thing I will change in...

I was looking for a simple Mediterranean dressing similar to what I have had at Persian & other restaurants. This is exactly what I was looking for! I made minor tweaks based on my own prefere...

Love, love, love it! I made a few changes though. Bought garlic flavored, baked pita chips (because it's easier), added feta, omitted mint (didn't have any), used red wine vinegar in place of ...

Great salad! Very fresh, crisp and taste bud worthy. Mint, parsley and cilantro added so much zip to this salad - then add the dressing that is packed with flavor. It is a great Mediterranean...

This salad is packed with flavor. I literally wanted to eat it all day. Thanks.

This salad was exceptional! I made last night for a light dinner, and was blown away by the results. My Dad, who is a very picky eater and not very "experimental" when it comes to cuisine, absol...

Nice. Added more spices though.