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Blood orange and fennel salad

Updated: Feb 18, 2018




Ingredients:

One large bulb fennel or two small shaved thinly

saving the fronds to garnish

2 blood oranges (u can use other types of oranges) peeled and thinly sliced. You can also segment the oranges

3 tbls of fresh pomegranate seeds (optional )

1 tbls of roughly chopped pistachios

Dressing:

Juice of one lemon

Juice one blood orange

1 small shallot diced

1 tbls of Dijon mustard (optional)

1/3 good olive oil

Salt and pepper


Directions:

In a small jar shake all the ingredients you will get a beautiful pink reddish hue if you use blood orange.

To assemble the salad:

On a platter lay the shaved fennel first. Arrange the blood oranges on top, drizzle the salad dressing all over the top. Garnish with pomegranates seeds, pistachios and the fennel fronds. This salad is perfect on its own but also as a side to grilled fish, shrimp or roasted chicken.