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Crunchy Citrus and Chicories with Turmeric Tahini Dressing

  • SERVES: 2-4
  • PREP: 10 minutes
  • TOTAL TIME: 15 minutes

A light, savory dish to kick off the New Year from our friend, Jess Damuck.

The first week of January has us in that kinda-healthy mood (for now, anyway), and we're definitely feeling the need for a cleansing meal to kick off the New Year. So we turned to the queen of salad herself, Jess Damuck, our friend, food stylist and author of Salad Freak: Recipes to Feed a Healthy Obsession, for inspo. This recipe uses winter produce like radicchio and citrus to create a sweet, savory and all around well-balanced salad finished with a rich, creamy tahini-based dressing, sliced dates, and crunchy pomegranate seeds. Start 2023 out right!

Recipe excerpt from the book Salad Freak: Recipes to Feed a Healthy Obsession by Jess Damuck, published by Abrams. Text © 2022 by Jess Damuck. Photography by Linda Pugliese.

For the salad:

  • 6

    small citrus, such as blood oranges, Satsumas, mandarins, or tangerines

  • 1

    head radicchio

  • Seeds from ½ large pomegranate (about 1/₃ cup/60 g)

  • 4

    Medjool or Barhi dates, pitted and sliced

  • 1

    handful roasted shelled pistachios, chopped

  • 2

    tablespoons toasted sesame seeds

  • 1

    tablespoon poppy seeds

For the dressing:

  • 1

    tablespoon lemon juice

  • 2

    tablespoons tahini

  • ¼

    teaspoon turmeric powder

  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

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