1 clove garlic
1 teaspoon salt
2. Shred the lettuce into 1cm strips and add to the tomatoes. Peel the cucumber, slice it into quarters lengthways and remove the seeds with a teaspoon. Cut the flesh into cubes and place int he bowl. Cut the capsicum into similar sized cubes. Add to the bowl with the shallots, spring onion, mint and parsley. Stir the salad gently to combine.
3. To make the dressing, crush the garlic and mix with the salt to form a paste. Use a fork to whisk the lemon juice, olive oil and Tabasco into the garlic, then season with black pepper to taste.
4. Finally, toast the pitta bread on both sides until it is golden brown and crisp., Using a sharp knife, cut the bread into 1 cm squares and add to the salad. Pour in the dressing, toss together until evenly combined and serve immediately. This salad is wonderful with grilled meats and kebabs.
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