It's easy to get in a salad rut and make the same salad over and over again. But, as I've vowed to eat more healthy (and, therefore, eat more salads), I'm saying bye-bye to boring salads — and I'm starting with this delicious citrus salad. The combination of oranges and fennel is a classic Italian pairing; I've built upon it by adding creamy avocado and salty black olives. The dressing is a simple mixture of oil, white wine vinegar, and fresh-squeezed orange juice. For a super colorful salad, use a mixture of Valencia and blood oranges. Serve alongside roast fish, a grilled cheese sandwich, or piping hot bowl of soup. Get the recipe now.
Half of a fennel bulb, core removed and discarded, thinly sliced
1 avocado, sliced into 1-inch chunks
1/3 cup Kalamata olives, pits removed, cut in half
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon fresh-squeezed orange juice
3 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
- In a large bowl, gently toss the orange rounds with the fennel, avocado, and olives.
- In a small jar, combine the vinegar, orange juice, oil, salt, and pepper. Shake well to combine. Taste and adjust seasonings to your liking.
- Pour the vinaigrette over the vegetable mixture. Toss gently to combine. Enjoy immediately.
- Vegetables, Salads
- North American