Citrus Salad with Toasted Seeds and Pine Nuts

Total Time:
12 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
2 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons sunflower seeds
  • 3 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 3 tablespoons pine nuts
  • 1 tablespoon grated shallot
  • 2 teaspoons apricot preserves or marmalade or good quality honey
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon lemon or orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 heads Bibb lettuce, cleaned and dried and torn
  • 4 sprigs fresh tarragon, leaves stripped and roughly chopped
  • 1 navel orange, peeled and sections removed with a paring knife (supreme)
  • 1 small ruby red grapefruit, peeled and sections removed with a paring knife (supreme)
Directions
  • Gently toast the sunflower and sesame seeds with the pine nuts in small pan over medium heat.

  • Combine the shallot, preserves or honey, Dijon, juice and vinegar. Whisk in the extra-virgin olive oil to emulsify and season with salt and pepper.

  • Combine the lettuce with the tarragon, orange and grapefruit sections, dress with the seeds and dressing just before serving.


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