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The inspiration for this lunch salad comes from the seder plate: Although the "bitter herb" is often horseradish, in the Sephardic (or Mediterranean) Jewish world, it can be an assertive green, one with bite. We chose dandelion greens, which are at their peak in the spring. (Please note: for Ashkenazi Jews, the mustard in this recipe is not considered kosher for Passover.)

Martha Stewart Living, April 2013


Credit: Johnny Miller

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25 mins
30 mins


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  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place matzos on a rimmed baking sheet, brush all over with 1 tablespoon oil, and generously season with salt and pepper. Bake, flipping halfway through, until golden brown around the edges, about 8 minutes. Crumble matzos into small pieces and set aside.

  • Place dandelion greens in a large bowl. Heat remaining 3 tablespoons oil in a small skillet over medium heat. Add shallot, sugar, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Saute shallot, stirring occasionally, until caramelized, about 4 minutes. Add mustard and vinegar, whisking to combine, and cook 1 minute. Remove from heat, stir in raisins, and immediately pour over greens. Toss to combine, season with salt and pepper, and toss with matzo crumbles.