Spinach Salad from Thrace

Salata de Spinaka

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Appears in
Sephardic Flavors: Jewish Cooking of the Mediterranean

By Joyce Goldstein

Published 2000

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Most Mediterranean spinach salads call for cooking the spinach before dressing it with oil and vinegar or lemon. Sometimes garlic is added to the dressing, and sometimes chopped nuts or pomegranate seeds are used as a garnish. This Greek Sephardic salad from Thrace is unusual in that it is made with uncooked spinach. The recipe comes from my friend Nicholas Stavroulakis, author of The Cookbook of the Jews of Greece and former director of the Jewish Mu