fattoush salad

Fattoush-An Amazing Authentic and Tasty Lebanese Dish

Fattoush Salad is an explosive colorful Lebanese salad which sizzles with fresh fruit, lettuce, and sometimes mint. It is succulent, tasty, and satisfying. Fattoush also makes a delicious side dish with lamb or beef recipes.

Fattoush is usually meant to be a light clean-up type of meal. Usually featuring a light base of romaine lettuce, cucumber, tomatoes, and any other fresh vegetables.

It tosses with pomegranate molasses and plenty of fresh pepper, which flavors really brighten this salad up nicely.


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Fattoush - Lebanese salad recipe

Fattoush – Lebanese salad recipe

Season with pomegranate sauce

Recipe by Biraj Kumar
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Course: Salads, AppetizersCuisine: LebaneseDifficulty: Easy


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  • Diced bell pepper

  • Diced cucumber

  • Cherry tomato

  • Roman lettuce

  • Red Radish

  • Pomegranates

  • Olive oil

  • Salt, and crushed pepper

  • Lemon juice

  • Pomegranate molasses

  • Fried Arabic flatbread


  • Take a large mixing bowl, put all the vegetables, and lettuce.
  • Add salt, crushed pepper, olive oil, lemon juice, and a little pomegranate sauce. Mix well.
  • Check the seasoning.
  • Transfer to a salad bowl. Served cold, topped with fried bread, and drizzle with molasses.

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Tips for Making Delicious Lebanese Salad Dressing

Originally, the fattoush salad dressing is prepared with Pomegranate molasses, garlic, and salt, pepper. The pomegranate molasses helps in reducing the number of calories in the diet

To make a healthier alternative to the sugar-based fattoush dressing, you may consider using lemon juice instead of sugar.

  1. Olive oil, salt, pepper, lemon juice, and molasses.
  2. Chopped mint, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and crushed pepper.
  3. Sumac, fresh oregano, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, crushed pepper, chopped garlic

Where Does the Origin of Fattoush Salad Come From?

Originally, it was from Lebanon.  The fattoush got its name when the local people learned the combination of ingredients. And used to make the salad and combine them to come up with a delicious salad. And it is called one of the Lebanese salads.

The place of origin may also be important because this can greatly affect the taste of the salad. If you go to a French restaurant, for instance, you will hardly find a salad that is not French.

Even if the country itself is relatively new, its culture and history have infused the creation of many fine dining establishments and the dishes are accordingly prepared.

On the other hand, if you go to a Middle Eastern or Asian restaurant, there is no doubt that the original fattoush recipe would be different, as most Middle Easterners do not have their own landmass and their food traditions are more of a family of regional variation than a national one.

Biraj Kumar

My food blog is all about cooking, food, and healthy living. You’ll find recipes for every meal of the day and tips for new recipes Ideas.

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