Passover Recipes: Salat Tapuz

Sometimes you need a break from all the heavy meat and kugels that are typical during Passover. This salad is a refreshing treat and can either be served as part of your Seder menu or during the week alongside a piece of grilled chicken or fish. Enjoy!

Rachel Korycan lives in Washington, D.C. and is a Development Coordinator at The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington.

1 package of arugula or lettuce of your choice

4 blood or navel oranges, chilled, peeled, excess pith removed, and sliced crosswise

1 small thinly sliced red onions

2 peeled, pitted and sliced avocados.

Ingredients

1 package of arugula or lettuce of your choice

4 blood or navel oranges, chilled, peeled, excess pith removed, and sliced crosswise

1 small thinly sliced red onions

2 peeled, pitted and sliced avocados

For the dressing:

3/4 cup fresh orange juice

2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1 teaspoon grated orange zest

2 teaspoons kosher salt

1-3 Tablespoons honey or sugar

1 Tablespoon orange blossom water

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/4 cup chopped fresh spearmint

1/4 cup olive oil

 

Directions

To make the dressing:  In a small bowl, combine the juices, zest, salt, cinnamon, honey, orange blossom water and spearmint. Slowly whisk in the oil.

To make the salad: Arrange the greens on chilled individual serving plates or on a chilled platter.  Divide the orange slices, red onions and avocados among the serving plates, or arrange in overlapping sections on the platter. Drizzle the dressing over the salad.  Let stand about 10 minutes before serving.

Keep on Noshing

Passover Recipes: Eggplant Casserole

This is another recipe from our favorite vegan, Mayim Bialik. Mayim claims she’s not usually an eggplant girl, but that ...

Passover Recipes: Carrot Kugel

This recipe comes to us from Rivka at NotDerbyPie. Rivka is a native Washingtonian, back in her home town after ...

Watermelon Steak Topped with Chickpea and Feta Salad Recipe

The combo of juicy melon and salty cheese creates a flavor explosion with every bite.

Shabbat Chicken with Dried Fruit Recipe

This go-to chicken recipe, with a glossy and delicious sauce, is perfect for Rosh Hashanah or Shabbat.

Classic Potato Kugel

A grandmother's recipe offers an easy route to this classic Ashkenazi dish.

VIDEO: How to Make Stuffed Cabbage

Stuffed cabbage is one of the most quintessential Ashkenazi Jewish dishes.

Baklava with Honey and Cardamom Recipe

You won't miss refined sugar or butter with this sweet treat featuring cinnamon and cardamom-spiced nuts covered with honey syrup.

Chocolate Cranberry Challah Rolls with Citrus Sugar

Simple, sophisticated and just a little fancy.