New York Deli Salad

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new york deli salad
  • 4Servings



  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar or cider vinegar
  • 1 heaping tbsp. deli mustard (spicy yellow or light brown)
  • 2 teaspoons prepared horseradish, preferably Gold's
  • 1 teaspoon acacia or other mild honey
  • 1 teaspoon (about 1/3 palmful) celery seed
  • 1/4 cup vegetable, canola or peanut oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper


  • 2 hearts or 1 head romaine, chopped or shredded
  • 2 garlic or half-sour pickles, chopped
  • 1 cup bagel chips, lightly crushed
  • 1/2 pound thickly sliced deli pastrami, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 1/2 pound thickly sliced Swiss cheese, cut into 3/4-inch pieces


In a large bowl, whisk the vinegar, mustard, horseradish, honey and celery seed; gradually whisk in the oil in a slow, steady stream. Season the dressing with salt and pepper.

Add the salad ingredients and toss to combine.