Winter Citrus Salad With Blood Orange & Red Wine Vinaigrette
Vibrant citrus fruits are plentiful in the dead of winter, and this is a great salad to brighten the dreariest of days. Don’t worry about exact measurements for salad ingredients. Use as much or as little as suits your fancy.
Brunch, Dressings, Salad, Side Dish
blood orange, red wine vinaigrette, winter citrus salad
2clementines or tangerines
seeds from one pomegranate
1cupchopped pistachio nuts
freshly ground pepper (I like to use pink peppercorns for color)
fresh mint, optional
1/2cupgrapeseed oil(or EVOO if preferred)
3tablespoonsred wine vinegar
2tablespoonsblood orange juice
1tablespoonsblood orange zest
pinch of salt
Peel the citrus fruits and cut into thin slices, removing any seeds. Place onto platter along with avocado.
Garnish with pomegranate seeds, nuts, pepper and sprigs of mint.
To make vinaigrette: Put all ingredients in jar with lid and shake to blend. Best if made at least one hour ahead.