So I just recently discovered blood oranges. They had been on my list of “must-try” for ages but I just never got around to it. They look really weird and they stain like crazy. I would know. But they are delish and full of flavor. Sweet with a slight undertone of tartness, these red oranges are perfect for eating alone, for fresh squeezed orange juice and in today’s case, salad. I combined them with another orange favorite, Cara Cara Oranges (a sweeter navel orange). A perfect salad for this time of year and one that makes me really excited for summer!
BLOOD AND CARA CARA ORANGE SALAD WITH CITRUS-BALSAMIC DRESSING
2 Cara Cara oranges, separated into slices
2 blood oranges, separated into slices
3 c spring mix lettuce
2 T feta, crumbled
3 tsp pistachios, roasted/salted
1/2 c red grapes
Yield: ~3/4 c
1/4 c fresh squeezed orange juice (juice from cara/blood oranges)
1/4 c olive oil
2 tsp maple syrup
1 tsp balsamic vinegar
dash salt & pepper
3/4 tsp dijon mustard
In a serving platter, place lettuce and oranges. Top with feta, pistachios and grapes.
In a small bowl, whisk together orange juice, olive oil, maple syrup, balsamic vinegar, salt, pepper and dijon mustard. Serve alongside salad.
Thank you to Melissa’s for providing the oranges. And a big thank you to you for supporting all of FashionEdible’s collaborations!
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