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I have been going over some of my past recipes, and made this last night, so simple and the flavors were amazing. I posted this way back in 2009 after our trip to Syria & Jordan. I loved that trip, the food was amazing, and the ingredients tastes to remember. - Enjoy the re-post.

FY2009 - Post

This the salad i learn to make when we were in Syria & Jordan.

2 cups of shredded romaine (optional - we had it with and with out during our travels)

2 small cucumbers, diced small, skin on

3 medium tomatoes chopped

1/2 cup of parsley, Italian flat leaf

1/3 cup of mint, in Syria we had it with Spearmint - i think i test better with Spearmint

1 medium red pepper diced small ( you could use a yellow or orange pepper)

1 cup of radishes diced small ( i use cup prior to chopping)

1 bunch of green onion, finely sliced

1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon of sumac

2 pita toasted until golden brown and broken into small pieces


1/2 cup fresh lemon juice

2 teaspoons of lemon zest

4 cloves of garlic finely diced

1/2 cup olive oil

salt and pepper to taste



Mix all ingredients in a medium bowl


in a shaker place all ingredients and shake well. Add to salad right before serving

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