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Tart salads to tame Chanukah’s oil

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NEW YORK, Nov. 13 (JTA) – The following salads are perfect accompaniments to a Chanukah meal:

SLICED TOMATOES DRIZZLED WITH LIME JUICE

2 large tomatoes, sliced thin

1 tsp. fresh parsley, minced

1/4 tsp. garlic powder

2 wedges of lime

Place tomatoes on a serving plate. Sprinkle with parsley and garlic powder. Squeeze lime over tomatoes. Serve at room temperature one hour later.

Yield: 4 servings

MESCLUN MIX & GREEN APPLES

1/4 lb. Mesclun lettuce mix, rinsed and patted dry

1 Granny Smith Apple, peeled, cored and sliced thin

1/4 cup raisins

1/4 tsp. garlic powder

2 tsp. olive oil

2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar

Place all ingredients in a salad bowl and toss well. Yield: 4 servings.

PEAR & ENDIVE SALAD

1 head of endive, separated into leaves; rinsed and patted dry.

1 pear, peeled, cored and sliced thin

1 tangerine, peeled and cut into sections

1/4 cup walnuts, chopped

1/4 tsp. garlic powder

2 tsp. sunflower oil

2 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar

Arrange endive on a serving plate. Cover with pear and tangerine slices. Sprinkle with walnuts. Mix garlic powder, oil and vinegar in a jar. Pour over salad. Yield: 4 servings.

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