Fattoush-ish Salad

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fattoush-ish salad

A fattoush salad is a Lebanese answer to stale pita. This version uses crunchy matzo in place of pita with lots of greens and a simple tangy dressing. 

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  • 4Servings

Ingredients

Salad

  • 2 cups chopped pitted dates 

  • 5 cups chopped romaine lettuce 

  • 1 cup raisins 

  • 2 cups grape tomatoes, cut in half 

Matzo Croutons

  • 2 large shmura matzo rounds 

  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil, such as Colavita olive oil 

  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped flat-leaf parsley 

  • Kosher salt 

  • Freshly cracked black pepper 

Vinaigrette

  • ⅓ cup balsamic vinegar 

  • 2 tablespoons honey 

  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil, such as Colavita olive oil 

  • Kosher salt 

  • Freshly cracked black pepper 

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

2. Brush matzo rounds with evoo and sprinkle with parsley, salt, and pepper.

3. Toast matzo at 350°F for 5 to 7 minutes. Break matzo into 2-inch pieces.

4. In a small jar, shake vinegar, honey, evoo, salt, and pepper until emulsified.

5. Assembly: Toss dates, romaine, raisins, tomatoes, and toasted matzo together. Drizzle with vinaigrette and serve on a platter or bowl.