Winter Citrus Salad

Menu Part: 
Salad
Cuisine Type: 
American
Serves: 
4

This salad showcases the colors and flavors of winter when citrus is at its peak and blood oranges are available.

Ingredients

1⁄4 cup fresh grapefruit or blood orange juice
1 tbsp. fresh lime juice
1⁄4 tsp. finely grated ginger
Salt and pepper, to taste
2 tbsp. light olive oil
3 oz. mixed salad greens
1 pink or red grapefruit, peeled and sectioned
1-2 oranges, peeled and sectioned
1 avocado, peeled and sliced
1⁄4 cup pine nuts, toasted
4 roasted lemon or lime slices, for garnish

Steps

1. Whisk together juices, ginger, and salt and pepper. Whisk in oil. Toss half of vinaigrette with greens; reserve remainder.

2. Divide greens among four salad plates. Arrange grapefruit, orange, and avocado on top of greens.

3. Drizzle remaining vinaigrette over salads. Sprinkle with pine nuts and garnish with lemon slices.

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