Wow your guests with a twist on festive green salad

A festive green salad that will impress both guests and taste buds, thanks to a combination of textures and flavors – all wrapped in a gentle citrus vinaigrette
Dan Studinski|
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For the salad:
  • 1 bunch of finely chopped arugula
  • 1 finely chopped lettuce head
  • 10 whole mint leaves
  • Seeds from one pomegranate
  • 1/2 cup (100g) sour cream
  • 3 sliced figs
  • 1/2 cup (50g) dry-roasted pistachios (no oil)
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Special salad with pomegranate and figs
(Photo: Eli Malul)
For the vinaigrette:
  • 1 teaspoon grainy mustard
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1 crushed garlic clove
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  1. In a large bowl, combine the arugula, lettuce, mint, and pomegranate seeds (reserve some for garnish), and mix well.
  2. In a small bowl, combine all the vinaigrette ingredients, except for the oil. Slowly drizzle in the oil while whisking until the vinaigrette is well emulsified.
  3. Pour the vinaigrette over the salad and toss to combine. Drizzle the sour cream over the top, arrange the sliced figs, and garnish with the roasted pistachios and the reserved pomegranate seeds. Serve and enjoy.
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