Pomegranate (rimon) Salad
Dressing (can be made days in advance):
1/4-cup apple cider vinegar (optional if you don't eat vinegar during Tishrei)
1 tsp. salt
1/4-cup pomegranate juice
1 tsp. dry mustard
1/2 red onion diced finely
1/2-cup olive oil
Salad (make fresh):
1 head romaine lettuce
1 pomegranate, seeded
1 jicama, peeled & cubed
1 avocado peeled & cubed
1 mango peeled & cubed
Place onion in a food processor and finely chop. Add in all ingredients except oil and pulse. Then while machine is running, slowly add oil in one steady stream.
Pour dressing ingredients into a jar.
Store in the refrigerator.
Wash and dry lettuce leaves.
Carefully (pomegranate juice stains), remove seeds from the pomegranate.
Combine lettuce, avocado, pomegranate seeds and jicama in a salad bowl.
Just before serving, sprinkle some of the dressing on the salad and toss.
Recipe: Kosher, parve
Naomi Nachman, who hails from Sydney, Australia, has appeared in her own TV specials on the Jewish Life TV network featuring her cooking demonstrations. She has also been a guest host on the QVC TV network and has been featured in cookbooks, a cooking CD and a variety of newspaper articles covering topics related to cuisine preparation and personal chefs. Naomi is also a contributing editor to The Jewish Home Newspaper, writing weekly articles and recipes. Naomi now hosts her own radio show on The Nachum Segal Network, called "Table for Two with Naomi Nachman". The show airs on Friday mornings at 9am.
Approximately 22 years ago, Naomi moved from Australia to attend Touro College where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts with a concentration in Education. After teaching pre-school and directing day camps for nearly 10 years, Naomi began teaching cooking classes — as cooking has always been her passion. In 2004, Naomi started her own Personal Chef business, The Aussie Gourmet, to cater weekly and Shabbat/Yom Tov meals for families and individuals within The Five Towns and neighboring communities.
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