Fennel and Citrus Salad

Total Time:
40 min
Prep:
25 min
Inactive:
5 min
Cook:
10 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 2 fennel bulbs
  • 2 tablespoons Champagne vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped dates
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
  • 1 medium red chile, such as Fresno or cayenne, thinly sliced
  • 2 oranges, peels and pith cut off and segments cut free
  • 1 grapefruit, peel and pith cut off and segments cut free
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pistachios
Directions
  • Using a sharp knife or mandoline, slice the fennel as thinly as possible, then soak in ice water to crisp up, about 5 minutes. Strain and dry well.

  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the vinegar, mustard and some salt and pepper, then whisk in the olive oil to create a vinaigrette.

  • Add the dates, basil, cilantro, mint and chile to the vinaigrette. Then add the orange and grapefruit segments and the fennel; toss well. Divide the salad among 4 serving plates and garnish with the pistachios.


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