Sabzi Khordan Salad


Sabzi Khordan is a must have platter for Persian eating.  It’s basically a giant pile of fresh herbs, radishes, walnuts and feta.  I Americanized/Roxanaized this by taking all the components of this platter and tossing them with baby kale and a little orange blossom dressing.  The result is a fresh and light salad.


I used mint and green onions but basil, parsley or any herbs would be great.  I went for kale, as always, but mesclun greens or spinach would also be delish.



You’ll need:

For Salad

  • 4 cups baby kale
  • 1/3 cup roasted walnuts, chopped
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta
  • 1/3 cup sliced radish
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 1 bunch fresh mint

For Dressing

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1.5 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon orange blossom water
  • Salt/pep

To Make:

  1. Make dressing: whisk all ingredients until combined.
  2. Toss kale with half the walnuts, feta, radish, green onions and mint.
  3. Toss with a little dressing at a time until it is dressed to your liking.  Garnish with remaining ingredients.


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