For those surviving without ovens.

As an expat from the States, it can be difficult having loved and lost your oven... but there's a plethora of recipes to meet your tastebuds' needs using stovetop, crockpot, and even microwaving methods! This blog will provide recipes spanning from sidedishes to desserts, funky to traditional, and a few things in between. Enjoy!

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Fattoush: Lebanese Salad

image courtesy google :)

1 large tomato, cubed into 16 pieces
1 medium cucumber, cut into 1/2 inch slices and each slice halved
1 small onion, sliced
1/4 green pepper, sliced and cut into 1 inch segments
2 toasted pita breads (can find on
1/4 C chopped parsley
1 T chopped mint (can find on
1/4 C lemon juice
1/4 C olive oil
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1 tsp sumac

1. Put all vegetables in bowl. Add lemon juice, oil, spices, mint and parsley. Mix lightly.
2. Just before serving, add toasted crumbled pita bread. Mix and serve.

This salad works well, even without the pita crumbs or sumac... so give it a try for a fresh and flavorful salad alternative! It would be great with some hummus or grilled chicken breast!

courtesy Ashleigh Johnson

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