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    Coating the toasted pita in olive oil prevents it from getting soggy when mixed with the vegetables and dressing.

    Ingredients

    • 4 teaspoons ground sumac, soaked in 4 teaspoons warm water for 15 minutes
    • 3 tablespoons (or more) fresh lemon juice
    • 2 tablespoons (or more) pomegranate molasses
    • 2 small garlic cloves, minced
    • 2 teaspoons (or more) white wine vinegar
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried mint
    • 3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
    • Kosher salt
    • 2 8"-diameter pita breads, halved, toasted until golden brown, broken into bite-size pieces
    • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
    • 3 medium ripe tomatoes, chopped, or 4 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
    • 1 pound Persian cucumbers, or one 1-pound English hothouse cucumber, quartered lengthwise, thinly sliced crosswise
    • 6 scallions, thinly sliced
    • 2 Little Gem or baby romaine lettuces, or 1 small head romaine lettuce, trimmed, cut crosswise into 3/4" strips
    • 2 cups (loosely packed) flat-leaf parsley leaves
    • 2 cups purslane leaves or additional 3/4"-strips romaine lettuce
    • 1 cup fresh mint leaves
    • Ground sumac (optional)
    • Ingredient info: Sumac, a tart, citrusy spice, is available at specialty foods stores and Middle Eastern markets. Pomegranate molasses can be found at some supermarkets and at Middle Eastern markets. Both are sold at kalustyans.com.

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 382 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 38 g 57.91%
    • Saturated Fat: 5 g 26.39%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 22 mg 0.93%
    • Calcium: 75 mg 7.49%
    • Potassium: 353 mg 10.08%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 12.93%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 10 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 11.53%
    • Sugar: 5 g
    • Protein: 2 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 68.23%
    • Vitamin C 66.69%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat8
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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