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Carrot Salad


Carrot salad is easy to make and refreshing. When Israelis abroad long for their homeland, they recall the incomparable tastes of Israel's fruits and vegetables.

Peel and grate carrots. Mix in a bowl with raisins and orange juice. Add sugar to taste.


  • 4 carrots
  • 1 handful raisins
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 tsp. sugar

Salad Simanim

Simanim is Hebrew for “omens.” This salad incorporates many of the traditional foods eaten as good omens for the New Year.

Avocado Salad

Judging by its popularity, you would think that the avocado has been grown in Israel for many years. In fact, until recently, they were not grown in Israel at all. Today, the avocado is an Israeli favorite and avocado fields dot the countryside.

Green Pepper Salad

This is a Romanian dish which is also featured in Middle Eastern menus. Israeli green peppers are known for their sweetness.