½ cup water
1 tsp cornstarch
1/3 cup lemon juice
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tsp sumac
Salt and pepper to taste
1 head romaine lettuce, coarsely chopped
1 medium cucumber, peeled and diced.
2 large plum tomatoes, diced
4 stalks green onions, chopped
¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped
¼ cup fresh mint, chopped
1 medium green pepper, seeded and chopped
1 cup Arugala, thinly chopped (optional)
4 pita wedges, torn into bite size pieces and lightly toasted
- Making the dressing: In a small saucepan, mix the
water and cornstarch over a medium-high heat until thickened. Remove and mix
the lemon juice, garlic, and spices.
- The salad: In a large bowl toss the lettuce, tomato,
cucumber, pepper, onions and the parsley and mint. Drizzle the dressing and
mix thoroughly. Serve with warm pita bread wedges.