This winter citrus salad recipe is all about the color! But that doesn’t mean the combination of textures and flavors isn’t something to write home about! With all of the heavy foods that typically end up on the table, we promise this light and bright, citrusy salad will be an absolute hit!
Winter Citrus Salad with Feta and Pecans Recipe
Makes: 3-4 servings
Total Time: 25 minutes
for the salad-
1 large bundle lacinato kale, stems removed, chopped
1 shallot, minced
1 orange or blood orange, peeled, and sliced
1 grapefruit, peeled and sliced
1/4 cup pomegranate seeds
2 ounces feta cheese, crumbled
¼ cup pecans
for the dressing-
3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
pinch of salt
pinch of pepper
½ tablespoon honey
2 tablespoons orange juice
1/3 cup olive oil
Add kale to a large bowl and massage with 1-2 teaspoons of olive oil to break down the stiffness and bitterness of the kale. Then add shallot, orange, grapefruit and pomegranate seeds to the bowl.
Prepare dressing in a small bowl by whisking vinegar, Dijon, salt, pepper, honey and orange juice together.
Slowly stream in olive oil while whisking. Taste and adjust seasoning as desired.
Dress salad then top with feta and pecans.