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Fattoush mixed-salad.jpg
Place of originNorthern Lebanon[1]
Region or stateLevant
Main ingredientsKhubz, mixed greens, vegetables

Fattoush (Arabic: فتوش‎, also fattush, fatush, fattoosh, and fattouche) is a Levantine salad made from toasted or fried pieces of khubz (Arabic flat bread) combined with mixed greens and other vegetablessuch as radishes and tomatoes.[2]


Fattūsh is derived from the Arabic fatt "crush" and the suffix of Turkic origin -ūsh. Coining words this way was common in Levantine Arabic.


Fattush belongs to the family of dishes known as fattat (plural of fatteh), which use stale flatbread as a base.[2][3] Fattoush includes vegetables such as tomatoes, onions, cucumbers, radishes, and lettuce in addition to herbs like fresh mint and parsley according to the season and taste. [4]The vegetables are cut into relatively large pieces compared to tabbouleh which requires ingredients to be finely chopped. Tanner's sumac is usually used to give fattoush its sour taste.

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  1. ^ https://www.themediterraneandish.com/fattoush-salad/
  2. ^ a b Wright, 2003, p. 241
  3. ^ Claudia Roden, The New Book of Middle Eastern Food, 2008, p. 74
  4. ^ B, Lilian (2020-04-10). "Fattoush Salad Recipe From My Lebanese Roots". The Matbakh. Retrieved 2020-06-01.


  • Wright, Clifford A. (2003). information Title Little foods of the Mediterranean: 500 fabulous recipes for antipasti, tapas, hors d'oeuvre, meze, and more (Illustrated ed.). Harvard Common Press. ISBN 1-55832-227-2.