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Tu B'shvat Salad

Updated: Jan 8

Bursting with flavor and loaded with almonds and delicious Shivas Haminim fruits, this salad brings Tu B’shvat to a new level!



½ cup quinoa (multicolored or regular), uncooked

1 cup (or more) kale leaves, chopped

¼ red onion, sliced thinly in rings

¼ cup pomegranate seeds

2 fresh or dried figs*, chopped

2 fresh or dried dates*, chopped, or ⅛ cup of raisins (optional)

¼ cup slivered almonds (Can substitute with chopped walnuts, pecans, sunflower and/or pumpkin seeds)

½ tsp salt substitute or salt to taste (optional)

*Needs to be checked for potential worms. You can soak dried fruit for a few minutes to soften.


¼ cup orange juice, freshly squeezed

1/2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar

1/2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar (white or regular)

1/2 Tbsp Dijon mustard

Optional: 1 tsp date paste or other liquid sweetener of choice


  1. Cook quinoa according to package directions. Fluff and let cool.

  2. Combine the cooled quinoa and all remaining salad ingredients in a large bowl and mix until well combined.

  3. Add desired amount of dressing and adjust to taste.

  4. Divide evenly between bowls and enjoy.


Leftovers can be refrigerated in an airtight container for up to four days.

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Feb 06, 2023

This was a fantastic salad! I made it for a tu bshvat party with friends and it was a huge hit! Delicious!

Feb 28, 2023
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Hi. Thank you so much for the feedback! So glad it was enjoyed! BH!


Feb 06, 2023

Always love your warm, upbeat welcoming message. Great You, great recipe, Happy Tu B"Shevat.

Feb 28, 2023
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Thank you for your kind words! Same to you. 😀

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