Bright & Zesty Winter Citrus Salad
While we often enjoy hearty stews and warming soups during the colder months, winter is also the perfect time to indulge in a variety of citrus fruits – from sweet and juicy oranges to tart lemons and tangy grapefruits. Not only are these bright, zesty orbs at their peak level of freshness and flavor right now but adding a dose of vitamin C to your plate can boost your energy and, in many cases, your mood. Goodbye, winter blues!
A winter citrus salad is a refreshing and colorful dish that highlights the season’s best citrus. Combining the juicy sweetness of navel oranges with the tartness of grapefruit and the distinct flavor of blood oranges, this salad has a delicious blend of flavors and textures.
Winter Citrus Salad
- 2 organic blood oranges
- 1 red grapefruit
- 1 organic navel orange
- Salt, to taste
- 3 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
- 1 tbsp. sherry vinegar
- ½ tsp. honey
- Lemon juice, to taste
- Pomegranate arils and freshly chopped mint, for garnish
Peel citrus and remove as much of the pith as possible. Slice into wheels and remove any pits. Layer onto a serving dish and sprinkle with salt.
In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, sherry vinegar, honey, and lemon until combined. Drizzle over salad and garnish with arils and mint.