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This Pomegranate Fattoush Salad riffs on the classic with pomegranate seeds and sumac with a sweet and tart flavor.
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Pomegranate Fattoush Salad

Pomegranate seeds and a zippy dressing update this classic middle eastern ssalad,
Prep Time40 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Servings: 4
Calories: 358kcal

Ingredients

  • Dressing:
  • 1 Tablespoon ground sumac
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoons pomegranate molasses
  • 2 cloves garlic mashed to a paste
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ tsp. dried mint optional
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • Salad:
  • 2 - six inch pita breads
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon sumac
  • 4 large heirloom tomatoes cut into wedges
  • 6 cups Little Gem or torn romaine leaves
  • ½ cup slivered red onion
  • ½ cup pomegranate seeds
  • ½ cup parsley leaves.

Instructions

  • For the dressing:
  • Combine all the ingredients in the Little Salad Dressing Shaker and shake to combine.
  • Dressing can be made 1 day ahead. If making ahead, refrigerate after making.
  • For the Salad:
  • Pre heat the oven to 325 degrees.
  • Brush the tops of the pita bread with 1 Tablespoon of olive oil.
  • Sprinkle with sumac.
  • Bake for 15 minutes, until the pita tops are a deep golden brown.
  • Remove pitas from the oven, flip over and brush with remaining olive oil
  • Sprinkle with remaining sumac.
  • Return to the oven and bake for another 10 - 15 minutes until the pitas are crispy.
  • Remove from oven and let cool.
  • Break into pieces and store in one of the Good Grips glass snap containers if not using immediately.
  • In a large bowl, combine the little gem or romaine leaves, tomatoes and red onion.
  • Toss ½ of the dressing.
  • Taste and add more dressing if necessary.
  • Garnish with the pita croutons, pomegranate seeds and parsley.

Nutrition

Calories: 358kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 313mg | Potassium: 583mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 7860IU | Vitamin C: 38.1mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 2.2mg