Israeli cuisine encompasses a number of Mediterranean influences. This salad is based on a Moroccan dish with lemon juice and fennel. The addition of grapefruit, pomegranate, and avocado represents the bounty of Israel.
Cooking Light DECEMBER 2008
1. Combine first 4 ingredients. Gradually add oil, stirring with a whisk.
2. Combine 1 tablespoon dressing, fennel, and celery in a bowl; cover and refrigerate 2 hours. Set aside remaining dressing.
3. Arrange lettuce on a platter; top with celery mixture, 2 cups grapefruit sections, 1 cup pomegranate seeds, avocado, and pine nuts. Drizzle with remaining dressing.
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