Ingredients per serving


Prepare the Fennel and Pear

  • Fennel bulbs 3.0 each
  • Pear, peeled and sliced 3.0 each

Prepare the Roasted Vegetables

  • Kohlrabi, peeled 2.0 lbs
  • Olive oil, as needed
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste
  • Mushrooms, shiitake, sliced 1.0 lb
  • Garlic, chopped 3.0 cloves

Prepare the Salad

Refreshing shaved fennel, sweet pear and roasted kohlrabi combined with seared shiitake mushrooms, piquillo peppers, almonds and pecorino, tossed with Hellmann’s Lemon Zaatar Dressing.



  1. Prepare the Fennel and Pear

    • Shave the fennel on a mandoline and cut the pear into julienne. Place in ice water for about 5 minutes.
    • Then drain and set aside.
  2. Prepare the Roasted Vegetables

    • Cut the kohlrabi into eighths. Toss with olive oil, salt and pepper. Place on a parchment lined sheet pan and roast at 425F for 10-12 minutes until tender and golden brown.
    • Heat a small amount of oil in a sauté pan, sear the shiitake mushrooms, then add the garlic and cook for another minute. Set aside and cool.
  3. Prepare the Salad

    • For each portion, combine 1/3 cup shaved fennel, 1/3 cup pear, ½ cup roasted kohlrabi and 1/4 cup shiitake mushrooms together with 1/8 cup Piquillo peppers, 2 Tbsp pecorino, 2 Tbsp almonds and a few tarragon leaves. Toss gently with 2 oz Hellmann’s Lemon Zaatar dressing add salt and pepper to taste.