Fatoosh Salad

Written by 
The Canyon Ranch Kitchen

Nutrition Information (per serving)

calories 
255
protein 
10 g
sodium 
577 mg
carbohydrates 
39 g
fat 
8 g
fiber  
8 g
cholesterol 
0 mg
Servings 
4
Ingredients 

Dressing
2 tsp sesame tahini
2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 tsp ground sumac
2 Tbsp water
1¼ tsp extra-virgin olive oil
½ tsp sea salt
¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper

1 cup canned garbanzo beans, rinsed well
1 cup chopped Romaine lettuce
½ cup chopped tomatoes
½ cup peeled, diced cucumbers
¼ cup diced red onions

16 pita chips
1 whole-wheat pita
1 Tbsp Zataar spice mix
1 Tbsp  olive oil spray

4 tsp pine nuts
2 tsp minced fresh mint

Zataar and Sumac are popular spices used in Middle Eastern cuisine. They can be purchased at many Middle Eastern food stores.
Instructions 
  1. In a small bowl, whisk together all ingredients for dressing.
  2. In a large bowl, toss dressing together with garbanzo beans, lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers and onions.
  3. Preheat oven to 375F.
  4. Separate pita pocket into two halves. Cut each piece into 8 triangles. Distribute pita triangles on a baking sheet and generously coat with olive oil spray. Sprinkle Zataar spice mix over the triangles and toss to coat. Bake for 5 minutes, or until brown and crisp.
  5. Divide salad into 4 equal portions. Top each portion with 4 pita chips, 1 teaspoon pine nuts and ½ teaspoon minced mint and serve.
Zataar and Sumac are popular spices used in Middle Eastern cuisine. They can be purchased at many Middle Eastern food stores.
About the author 
All Canyon Ranch recipes are developed on property by our esteemed chefs, led by Corporate Chef Scott Uehlein.