Fatoush (Lebanese Pita Salad)

Serves 4

1 head Romaine lettuce, torn into small pieces
3 large ripe tomatoes, seeded and coarsely chopped
1 large red onion, diced
2 small cucumbers, peeled, seeded and diced
4 radishes, sliced
1 cup chopped fresh parsley
2 loaves 6-inch pita bread, toasted and torn into bite-size pieces
pinch of salt
pinch of black pepper
1 Tbs. zatar (optional)
juice of 2 fresh lemons
3 Tbs. olive oil
6 oz. feta cheese, crumbled

Place vegetables and pita in a salad bowl. Add lemon juice into bowl. Add salt and pepper to taste. Add zatar and olive oil; mix gently. Sprinkle with cheese and serve.
(Louise Fiszer)