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Mixed Citrus Salad

This Mixed Citrus Salad with creamy goat cheese and honey balsamic vinaigrette is a delicious and healthy way to enjoy citrus fruit any time of the year.

Course Salad
Cuisine American, Vegetarian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Yield 4 servings
Calories 309 kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 navel and/or blood oranges
  • 2 grapefruit (preferably pink or red)
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 5 mint leaves , cut into chiffonade
  • 5 basil leaves , cut into chiffonade
  • 1/4 cup crumbled goat cheese
  • sea salt and coarsely ground black pepper
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

  1. Peel citrus fruit (see note above) and cut into 1/4-inch thick slices, removing any seeds you see.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together honey and balsamic vinegar. Slowly drizzle in olive oil, whisking until emulsified. Season with a pinch each of sea salt and black pepper.
  3. Arrange citrus slices on a platter. Drizzle with as much honey-balsamic vinaigrette as you like. Sprinkle with basil, mint, an additional sea salt and black pepper, to taste. Top salad with crumbled goat cheese and serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

To easily peel the fruit, cut a slice off of each end and stand the fruit on one of the cut ends. Use a paring knife to carve along the shape of the fruit, cutting away the white pith with the peels.