This salad incorporates many significant simanim, foods that we eat on Rosh Hashanah (#JewishNewYear) in the hopes of being blessed with a sweet and fruitful new year.
I call it the non-committal salad.
It’s super easy.
It’s no fail.
It’s interchangeable with any fruit you love.
AND it hits so many delicious flavor profiles and textures.
I’d say that’s a NEW YEAR win!
Rosh Hashanah Simanim Salad
Spring mix, baby kale, or any salad base
Blood orange, peeled and segmented
Slivered almonds or sesame seeds
- For the Red Wine Vinaigrette
1⁄4 cup red wine vinegar
1/2 cup olive oil
1 clove of garlic, crushed
1/4 – 1/3 cup honey
1⁄2 teaspoon kosher salt
1⁄8 teaspoon ground black pepper
- Make the vinaigrette: Combine all ingredients in a bowl and whisk, or shake in a jar, or blend until incorporated. Store in the fridge until ready to use.
- Make the salad: Place the greens on a platter. Layer in fruits. Dress immediately before serving.
- Use whatever fruit you like most or have on hand. This salad is unbelievably versatile and can easily be scaled up or down.
- Keep remaining salad dressing in the fridge for 1 week.