Grapefruit, Fennel & Apple Detox Salad with Bitter Greens & Citrus Vinaigrette - Taste of Healing Grapefruit, Fennel & Apple Detox Salad with Bitter Greens & Citrus Vinaigrette - Taste of Healing Print

Grapefruit, Fennel & Apple Detox Salad with Bitter Greens & Citrus Vinaigrette

Crunchy, crisp salad, the perfect balance between sweet, sour, salty & hot. Fennel lends a liquorice flavor which is balanced with the citrus flavors

  • Author: Carol Green
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Total Time: 20
  • Yield: 6
  • Category: salad

Ingredients

Dressing:

¼        cup fresh Orange Juice

2          tablespoons fresh Lime juice, plus 1 teaspoon zest

2          tablespoons Apple Cider Vinegar

2          tablespoons Olive Oil

1          tablespoon Raw Honey

2         teaspoons fresh ginger — finely grated

1          teaspoon Paprika, to taste

¼        teaspoon Salt, to taste

Salad:

1/2       Fennel bulb, sliced finely

2          Grapefruit, red ruby segments

1          Apple, Granny Smith, finely sliced

2          medium Carrots, shaved

1/4      cup Radish, finely sliced

½         cup Cilantro, rough chopped

4          stalks Spring Onion, julienne

1           tablespoon mint, finely chopped

4 oz      Baby Arugula and Kale

4 oz      Red and Green Oak leaf lettuce

Instructions

  • Toss together the dressing ingredients and set aside.
  • Peel the grapefruit and working over the bowl with a small paring knife remove the whole segments.
  • Squeeze the remaining juice into the dressing bowl. Adjust dressing for sweet or salty.
  • Using a mandolin slicer or sharp knife finely slice the remaining salad ingredients and toss through the dressing immediately.
  • Add the lettuce leaves and herbs right before serving.

Notes

This salad can be made with a variety of ingredients such as sliced bok choy, cucumber and sliced snow peas.

Keywords: detox salad, bitter foods, detox, grapefruit, fennel