Lebanese Fattoush Salad

The Lebanese Fattoush Salad is a popular dish on Middle Eastern dinner tables. It is a simple salad, tossed with a light red wine vinaigrette.

Course Salad
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Servings 4


  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 teaspoon pomegranate molasses
  • 2 small garlic clove minced or pressed
  • 2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 4 teaspoons crushed dried mint divided
  • 4 teaspoons sumac divided
  • 4 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 hearts of romaine chopped into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes quartered
  • ½ red onion thinly sliced
  • 1 red pepper cut into long strips
  • 2 radishes thinly sliced
  • Pita chips
  • 10 fresh mint leaves in chiffonade
  • Freshly ground black pepper


  1. For the vinaigrette, in a small bowl whisk the lemon, pomegranate molasses,garlic, salt, 1 teaspoon of the dried mint, 1 teaspoon of the sumac and olive oil until it is emulsified.

  2. For the salad, toss the romaine, tomatoes, onion, radishes, and pita chips in a salad bowl.Dress the salad with the vinaigrette and toss. Dust with the remaining sumac, dried mint, fresh mint and freshly ground black pepper. Serve immediately.