Published January 27, 2010 - Last Updated January 22, 2021
My dear friend Sandra (aka my BFF amiga) was born in Mexico. Her hubby Rafi was born in Israel, but his background is Indian Jewish. Because of the diverse flavor preferences within her family, Sandra has learned to artfully blend the flavors of Mexico, Israel, and India into creative multi-cultural dishes. We always look forward to dining at Sandra and Rafi’s home.
On Christmas Eve, Sandra invited us over for a traditional Mexican meal. She served us this spicy take on Israeli salad, which I totally loved. She graciously allowed me to share the recipe with you today. I’ve also included a yummy variation on this dish that includes avocados.
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