Grilled Zucchini and Bell Pepper Fattoush


  • 3 medium orange or red bell peppers (about 1 pound), stemmed, seeded, quartered
  • 4 to 5 slender zucchini (about 1 pound), trimmed, cut lengthwise in half
  • 2 (5- to 6-inch) pita breads, each cut horizontally into 2 disks, or two 6x4x1/2-inch slices country white bread
  • Olive oil (for grilling)

  • For the dish
    • 1 (8-ounce) cucumber, peeled, halved, seeded, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
    • 12 cherry tomatoes, each halved
    • 3 green onions, thinly sliced
    • 1 cup (scant) pitted Kalamata olives, halved
    • 1/2 cup (packed) fresh mint leaves
    • 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
    • 1/2 cup olive oil
    • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
    • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1 4-ounce piece feta cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (scant 1 cup)
    • Ground sumac* (optional)

    • *A fruity, tangy seasoning powder made from ground dried sumac berries; available at Middle Eastern markets and from


    Fattoush Is A Middle Eastern Take On Panzanella, Italian Bread Salad. In Fact, Rustic Italian Bread Is A Good Alternative To The Pita.

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