8 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup lettuce, about 1/3 cup fennel mixture, 1/4 cup grapefruit, 2 tablespoons pomegranate seeds, 1 tablespoon avocado, 3/4 teaspoon pine nuts, and about 2 1/4 teaspoons dressing)

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.

How to Make It

Step 1

Combine first 4 ingredients. Gradually add oil, stirring with a whisk.

Step 2

Combine 1 tablespoon dressing, fennel, and celery in a bowl; cover and refrigerate 2 hours. Set aside remaining dressing.

Step 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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