Persian food, Persian Recipes, Aashpazi
fattoush salad, healthy salad, recipe


1 Small Romaine Lettuce 1 Medium Red Onion 2 Medium Tomatoes 3 Medium Cucumbers 3 oz (85 g) Olives 1/2 Bunch Italian Parsley 1/4 Bunch Mint Leaves 1/2 Bunch Radish 1 Pita Bread 1/4 Cup Olive Oil Dijon Mustard 2 Tbsp White Wine Vinegar Sumac, Salt, Black Pepper Powder, Dried Basil 3/4 Cup Plain Yogurt 2 Tbsp Tahini 1/3 Lemon 1/4 Bunch Dill (1 ounce, 28 g minced fresh dill) PREPARATIONS: 1- Toast the pita bread. DIRECTIONS: 1- In a large bowl, chop/mince and combine the romaine, red onion, tomatoes, cucumbers, olives, italian parsley, mint leaves, radishes. 2- In a smaller bowl, mix olive oil, dijon mustard, white wine vinegar, salt and black pepper powder and mix well. 3- Add the vinegar mixture to the large bowl and mix well. 4- Break the toasted pita bread and add to the bowl and mix. Sauce: 5- In a small bowl, combine the yogurt, tahini, lemon juice (squeeze 1/3 of a fresh lemon), salt, black pepper powder. 6- Mince 1 ounce (28 g) of fresh dill and add to the yogurt sauce and stir well. 7- When serving, sprinkle sumac, dried basil and the yogurt sauce and enjoy.



Fattoush salad is a Mediterranean/Arabic famous salad. Fattoush salad contains almost everything your body needs to maintain its health. All of the herbs used in this salad have their own unique benefits and contain variety of antioxidants and since they are prepared fresh and uncooked, the nutritional values are most effective. To name a few, red onions in Fattoush salad are great source of quercetin which is known to fight agains caner, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Romaine lettuce has high value of vitamins such as vitamin A, vitamin K. Think of Fattoush salad as a big plate of antioxidant and vitamin soup. 3.7 ounces (105 grams) of Fattoush salad has only 73 calories and to compare, it's less than a half a small can of coke. Fattoush salad is high in vitamin A, vitamin C and very low in cholesterol.

nutritional facts

Serving Size 105g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 73  Calories from fat 41
Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.5g7%
Saturated Fat 0.7g  4%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 207mg9%
Total Carbohydrates 7.1g2%
Dietary Fiber 1.3g  5% Sugars 2.4g
Protein 2g

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