Blood Orange Salad with Shaved Fennel and Olives

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Blood Orange Salad with Shaved Fennel and Olives
Blood Orange Salad with Shaved Fennel and Olives
SASSI Restaurant

Blood Orange Salad with Shaved Fennel and Olives

Try this simple citrus salad as a starter for an elegant dinner or pair it with a soup or sandwich for an easy lunch. Luscious slices of blood orange form a beautiful base for a mound of thinly sliced fennel, arugula, and shaved goat cheese that's visually arresting.

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1
Servings
448
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 blood oranges
  • 1 bulb fennel
  • 2 Cups arugula
  • 2 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 10 Kalamata olives, for garnish
  • Shaved goat cheese, for garnish

Directions

Cut the top and bottom off the blood oranges and cut the peel and pith away, cutting into the orange as little as possible. Lay the orange on its side, cut into ¼-inch-thick slices, and arrange in a ring on a salad plate.

With a mandoline, shave the fennel as thinly as possible and place in a mixing bowl. Add the arugula and toss with the olive oil and season with salt and pepper, to taste. Garnish with the olives and shaved goat cheese.

Blood Orange Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Blood Orange Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
28g
43%
Sugar
35g
N/A
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Protein
7g
13%
Carbs
50g
17%
Vitamin A
189µg
21%
Vitamin B6
0.3mg
15.1%
Vitamin C
173mg
100%
Vitamin E
6mg
29%
Vitamin K
209µg
100%
Calcium
292mg
29%
Fiber
15g
58%
Folate (food)
181µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
181µg
45%
Iron
3mg
16%
Magnesium
88mg
22%
Monounsaturated
20g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
2mg
12%
Phosphorus
177mg
25%
Polyunsaturated
3g
N/A
Potassium
1614mg
46%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
12.8%
Sodium
1313mg
55%
Thiamin (B1)
0.3mg
18.1%
Zinc
0.9mg
5.8%