Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Fattoush (See Jane Make Her Own Version)


I needed fresh veggies in a bad way this week.  It seems like I've been eating and drinking my way through summer (see: anything fried); while it's been a blast (you see, I love anything fried), it started to take a toll on me.  When I returned to my hometown this past weekend for a friend's (gorgeous) wedding, I was also was able to visit with my family.  I reaped the bounty of my sister's glorious garden; as soon as I had a cucumber and tomato in hand, I knew I'd be making fattoush--a family favorite of mine growing up.  I simply cut up the veggies (see below), added crispy pita, the juice of a whole lemon, about a half cup of EVOO, garlic and salted and peppered liberally (if this was an authentic recipe, I would have used sumac, which I didn't have on hand).  It's not quite as good as the Lebanese food my family would eat growing up at our favorite restaurant, but it definitely hit the spot.


15 comments

Andrea said...

It definitely looks delicious!!
xo Andrea
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Soulofashopper said...

that looks delicious and very fit for a diet (which i need! ;) ) xo, Alma
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Amy said...

I am totally stealing this recipe!

Amy
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Fashion is for idiots [like us] said...

Oh, this looks so good!
I am getting hungry right now..

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Susie said...

Yum – the perfect meal after days of indulging!


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Amy said...

it hard to eat healthy during the summer, but this look refreshing!

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Megan, TfDiaries.com said...

looks delish

Xo Megan

Jessica Camerata said...

Looks delicious!

xoxo Jessica
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Josie said...

Yum! This looks absolutely delectable and so fresh and tasty!
xo Josie
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Kristen said...

Never heard of this, but gonna try it! Looks yummy!

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Taylor said...

YUM! I've never had this before, but any combo of tomato and cucumber means I'll like it - I must try this out!

xo-T

LRB said...

I'm looking forward to making this for the weekend.

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PinQue said...

I might have to make that this weekend. Love the addition of the pita crisps, yum!

Nuha said...

i was about to say that this looks a lot like fatoush! love it!

Nuha said...

i was about to say that this looks a lot like fatoush! love it!