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You'll need

1 cup olive oil 2 pieces of Lebanese bread, quartered 500 gm grape tomatoes or small cherry tomatoes, halved 2 Lebanese cucumbers, finely chopped 1½ cups loosely packed flat-leaf parsley, coarsely chopped 1½ cups loosely packed mint leaves, coarsely chopped 1 red capsicum, seeded and finely chopped 4 radishes, halved and thinly sliced 4 green onions, thinly sliced 1 tbsp sumac ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 tbsp lemon juice


  • 01
  • Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat, and, when hot, add half the Lebanese bread and fry until golden, then drain on absorbent paper. Repeat with remaining bread.
  • 02
  • Combine tomatoes, cucumber, parsley, mint, capsicum, radishes and green onions in a large bowl and stir to combine. Coarsely break Lebanese bread, toss with vegetable mixture, then sprinkle over sumac, drizzle with extra-virgin olive oil and lemon juice, and mix gently to combine. Serve immediately.

At A Glance

  • Serves 8 people
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  • Serves 8 people

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