Fennel and Grapefruit Salad with Baharat Dressing


The Stuff:

  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon date syrup or honey
  • 2 teaspoons Never Not Eating Baharat
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 medium fennel bulbs, halved lengthwise, cored, and thinly sliced (about 5 cups)
  • 3 scallions, very thinly sliced (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1/4 cup roughly torn fresh mint leaves, plus more for garnish
  • 1/2 cup Marcona almonds, coarsely chopped, plus more for garnish
  • 2 Ruby Red grapefruits, peeled and segmented (about 2 cups)

The Method:

1. In a small bowl, whisk together oil, vinegar, date syrup, baharat, salt, and pepper.

2. Place fennel, scallions, mint, and almonds in a large bowl. Drizzle vinaigrette over fennel mixture, and toss to coat. Add grapefruit; gently toss to combine. Transfer to a large serving platter, and sprinkle with additional mint and almonds. Serve immediately.

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