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Rocket (Arugula) Salad with Lox and Fresh Mozzarella

Rocket (Arugula) Salad with Lox and Fresh Mozzarella


Rocket leaves are also known as arugula and have a peppery flavor. They have an extremely high nutritional value and will make your salad beautiful and more powerful in flavor.


  • 1 red pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • 4 lemons, juiced
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, pink Himalayan
  • 6 ounces rocket leaves
  • 2 ounces watercress (optional)
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 4 ounces lox, sliced (optional, recipe below)
  • 1 cup fresh mozzarella cheese, chopped


  1. In a jar, add the pepper, scallions, lemon juice, oil, sugar and salt (the longer it sits the better but can also be served right away).
  2. In a salad bowl add the rest of the ingredients.
  3. Add dressing right before serve. Mix well.

Notes and Tips:

Click here for a homemade lox recipe.

Chef Zissie Spivak specializes in flavor. She has created a name for herself in the kosher culinary world by studying international cuisines and using the flavors to help people understand healthy cooking in the least intimidating way. She runs exclusive events and classes for her clients, but if you don't have the opportunity to have Chef Zissie as your own private chef, don't fret! On her website she provides daily meal plans with all relevant details, including shopping lists. Her recipes are unique, yet relatable; easy, yet impressive; healthy, yet bursting in flavor.
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