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Add this festive fattoush to your Christmas day menu. Drizzled in spiced lemon dressing, it’s an easy and flavourful dish that will satisfy yor guests.

  • Serves6
  • Cook time10 minutes
  • Prep time20 minutes, (+ cooling time)
Festive fattoush

Ingredients

  • 2 pieces Lebanese bread
  • Olive oil spray
  • 4 ripe tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 3 Lebanese cucumbers, halved lengthways, thickly sliced
  • 2 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 2 spring onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup watercress sprigs
  • 1/2 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • 1/2 cup mint leaves
  • 1 pomegranate, halved, seeds removed
  • 1/3 cup (45g) shelled pistachios, toasted, coarsely chopped
  • Lemon zest, to serve

Spiced lemon dressing

  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp mixed spice
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) extra virgin olive oil

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Method

  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 180°C. Spray 1 side of each piece of bread with oil. Place on a large baking tray. Bake for 8 mins or until crisp and light golden. Set aside to cool. Break into bite-sized pieces.
  2. Step 2

    Meanwhile, place tomato, cucumber, radish, spring onion, watercress, parsley, mint and half the pomegranate seeds and pistachio in a bowl.
  3. Step 3

    To make the spiced lemon dressing, heat a frying pan over medium heat. Add the cumin and mixed spice and cook for 30 secs or until toasted. Transfer to a jug. Add lemon juice and oil. Whisk to combine. Season.
  4. Step 4

    Drizzle dressing over the salad. Toss to combine. Add the bread and gently toss to combine. Arrange on a serving platter. Sprinkle with lemon zest and remaining pomegranate and pistachio.

    Festive fattoush

    Festive fattoush
    • Serves6
    • Cook time10 minutes
    • Prep time20 minutes, (+ cooling time)
    Ingredients
    • 2 pieces Lebanese bread
    • Olive oil spray
    • 4 ripe tomatoes, coarsely chopped
    • 3 Lebanese cucumbers, halved lengthways, thickly sliced
    • 2 radishes, thinly sliced
    • 2 spring onions, thinly sliced
    • 1 cup watercress sprigs
    • 1/2 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves
    • 1/2 cup mint leaves
    • 1 pomegranate, halved, seeds removed
    • 1/3 cup (45g) shelled pistachios, toasted, coarsely chopped
    • Lemon zest, to serve

    Spiced lemon dressing

    • 2 tsp ground cumin
    • 1/2 tsp mixed spice
    • 1/3 cup (80ml) lemon juice
    • 1/3 cup (80ml) extra virgin olive oil
      Description

      Add this festive fattoush to your Christmas day menu. Drizzled in spiced lemon dressing, it’s an easy and flavourful dish that will satisfy yor guests.

      Method
      1. Step 1

        Preheat oven to 180°C. Spray 1 side of each piece of bread with oil. Place on a large baking tray. Bake for 8 mins or until crisp and light golden. Set aside to cool. Break into bite-sized pieces.
      2. Step 2

        Meanwhile, place tomato, cucumber, radish, spring onion, watercress, parsley, mint and half the pomegranate seeds and pistachio in a bowl.
      3. Step 3

        To make the spiced lemon dressing, heat a frying pan over medium heat. Add the cumin and mixed spice and cook for 30 secs or until toasted. Transfer to a jug. Add lemon juice and oil. Whisk to combine. Season.
      4. Step 4

        Drizzle dressing over the salad. Toss to combine. Add the bread and gently toss to combine. Arrange on a serving platter. Sprinkle with lemon zest and remaining pomegranate and pistachio.