Lebanese Chopped Salad (Fattoush) Recipe
Total time: 30 minutes
For Pita Chips: Preheat oven to 350°. On a large baking sheet, drizzle pitas with olive oil, coating well. Sprinkle with sesame seeds, hot paprika, and salt, and bake until crisp, 15 to 20 minutes. Let cool and then break into pieces.
For Salad Dressing:In a medium bowl, whisk together garlic cloves, olive oil, lemon zest; lemon juice, salt; and black pepper.
For Salad: In a large bowl, toss romaine hearts, avocados, red pepper, white onion, cherry tomatoes, black olives, parsley and mint. Add baked pita pieces and vinaigrette. Toss and let stand 5 minutes. Then toss again and serve.