Fattoush Lebanese Bread Salad – Healthy Weight Loss Recipe

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(makes 4 servings)

Ingredients for glaze: Nutrition Facts for Fattoush - Lebanese Bread Salad
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Nonfat cooking spray

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2 whole wheat pita bread rounds (6-7″ in diameter) *

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1/2 head romaine lettuce, shredded

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1 large cucumber, cubed

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15 cherry tomatoes, halved

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4 tablespoons fresh Italian parsley, chopped

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2 tablespoons fresh mint, minced

 

Dressing ingredients:
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small bullet 1/4 cup fresh-squeezed lemon juice
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small bullet Salt and pepper, to taste (optional)

 

* Instead of pita bread, try store-bought lavasch bread or make lavasch from scratch from our recipe online.Nutrition Facts are calculated without optional added salt.

 

Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 350º. Cut the pita bread in half then separate the layers. Lightly spray with nonfat cooking spray then place on a baking sheet and bake for about 7-8 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven then break the bread into bite-sized pieces and set aside.
2. In a small bowl, whisk together all dressing ingredients and set aside.
3. In a medium bowl, add the romaine, cucumber, tomatoes, parsley, and mint. Lightly toss to combine. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss until well-coated. Add the bread pieces and toss until combined then serve.

 

TEXT VERSION OF NUTRITION FACTS:
Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe (221 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 216
Calories from fat 128
Total Fat 14 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 109 mg
Total Carbohydrates 20 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 4 g
Vitamin A 30%
Vitamin C 55%
Calcium 4%
Iron 15%

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