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Fattoush Salad with Pan-Fried Chickpeas
and creamy tahini dressing

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With the balance of creamy dressing, warm chickpeas, and crunch from pita chips crumbled over top right at the end, fattoush salads are a favorite among our community members. This version that was last featured in 2020 includes avocados for another creamy, flavorful element.

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Ingredients

Servings:
4
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Creamy Tahini Dressing:
  • Garlic - 1 clove
  • Lemons - 1, juice
  • Tahini (sub plain yogurt) - 1/4 cup
  • Oil, olive - 3 Tbsp
  • Honey - 2 tsp
  • Water - 1/4 cup
Fattoush with Pan-Fried Chickpeas:
  • Cucumbers - 8 oz, chopped
  • Tomatoes, cherry or grape - 1 cup, halved
  • Beans, garbanzo (14 oz / 387 g) - 1 can, drained and rinsed
  • Avocados - 1, sliced
  • Oil, cooking - 1 Tbsp
  • Za'atar - 2 tsp
  • Salad greens, any type - 8 oz
  • Pita chips - 2 cups, crumbled
  • Cheese, feta - 4 oz, crumbled

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Prep

  1. Make tahini dressing - Chop garlic. Whisk together lemon juice, garlic, tahini, olive oil, and honey. Add some water a bit at a time until smooth and pourable. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)
  2. Cucumbers / Tomatoes - Prep as directed. (Can be done 1 day ahead)
  3. Beans - Drain and rinse.
  4. Avocados - Slice avocados

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Make

  1. Heat a skillet or saute pan over medium heat. Add cooking oil. When oil begins to shimmer, add beans and za’atar. Cook until beans are hot and begin to pop, ~5 minutes. Season with some salt and pepper.
  2. To assemble salads, top greens with beans, cucumbers, tomatoes, and avocados. Crumble chips and feta over top. Toss with tahini dressing and enjoy!

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Reviews

Ratings

Original (13)
Gluten-free (1)
Paleo (2)
Vegetarian (7)

3 reviews

great dressing, couldn't get the chickpeas crispy

By: Victoria
Posted: Jul 16, 2021
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

This was fabulous! I accidentally used the left over Tzatziki instead of tahini in the dressing and wow so good! Everyone wanted more and I did add a roasted chicken because the boys wanted some meat. All good!

By: Diane
Posted: Jul 08, 2021
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

No changes made. Tasty, flavorful, filling salad!

By: Angela
Posted: Jul 08, 2021
Diet: Original
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