PREP TIME 20 mins
COOK TIME 15 mins
Fresh herbs and spices make this Lebanese bread salad extra special.
3 small pita breads, halved
1/2 cup (125ml) olive oil
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 lemon, juiced
2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley
2 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves
2 tablespoons chopped mint leaves
1 red onion, sliced
5 tomatoes, seeds removed, cut into 1-2cm pieces
1 telegraph cucumber, peeled, seeded, cut into 1-2cm pieces
2 small green capsicums, seeded, cut into 1-2cm pieces
1 Preheat oven to 190°C.
2 Brush bread pieces with 2 tablespoons of the oil. Place on a baking tray and bake for 10-15 minutes until crisp and golden. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towel to drain and cool.
3 Combine the garlic, lemon juice, remaining olive oil and herbs in a large bowl and season with salt and pepper. Add the onion, tomato, cucumber and capsicum and toss to combine. Just before serving, break the bread into rough pieces, add to the salad and toss well. Serve with grilled meat or fish.