Flatbread Salad with Tomato, Chickpeas, Feta, and Mint

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This take on fattoush, a Middle Eastern bread salad, makes a great summertime meal as there’s no cooking involved (aside from toasting some bread), and the flavors are bold and fresh.


  • 5 oz. lavash
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice (from 2 small lemons)
  • 1 medium shallot, minced (about 3 Tbs.)
  • 1/2 tsp. granulated sugar
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 7 Tbs. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup packed, finely chopped fresh mint
  • 1 15-oz. can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 8 oz. cherry tomatoes, halved (about 1-1/2 cups)
  • 6 oz. sugar snap peas, trimmed and quartered on a diagonal (about 1-3/4 cups)
  • 6 oz. feta, crumbled (about 1 heaping cup)
  • 3 oz. baby arugula (3 packed cups)
  • 2 Tbs. minced Peppadew peppers (optional)


Position a rack in the center of the oven and heat the oven to 350°F. Bake the lavash on the oven rack until lightly browned, 4 to 7 minutes; let cool (it will crisp as it cools).

Meanwhile, whisk the lemon juice, shallot, sugar, a large pinch of salt, and a couple of grinds of pepper in a small bowl. Let sit for 10 minutes, then whisk in the olive oil and mint. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Combine the chickpeas, tomatoes, and snap peas in a large bowl. Toss with the vinaigrette. Coarsely crumble the lavash over the top. Add the feta, arugula, and peppers, if using, and gently toss to combine. Serve immediately.