Print Options

Back to Sweet-Sour Citrus Salad >

Include these items:

Taste of Home Logo

Sweet-Sour Citrus Salad

 Sweet-Sour Citrus Salad
The combination of garden-fresh vegetables and fruits tossed with a honey and poppy seed dressing makes this colorful versatile enough to accompany any entree. My husband and I love it!
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 large pink grapefruit, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 large navel orange, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 large sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 1 small red onion, sliced and separated into rings
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons poppy seeds
  • 2 teaspoons grated onion
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 4 cups torn salad greens
  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the grapefruit and orange sections; sprinkle
  • with sugar. Add red pepper and red onion.
  • In a blender, combine the honey, vinegar, poppy seeds, grated onion,
  • lemon juice, salt, mustard and lemon peel; cover and process until
  • blended. Pour over fruit mixture and toss to coat.
  • In a large serving bowl, toss the greens, mushrooms and fruit
  • mixture. Yield: 6 servings.

2 of 2

Sweet-Sour Citrus Salad (continued)

Nutritional Facts: One serving (1 cup) equals 132 calories, 2 g fat (0.55 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 404 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 vegetable, 1-1/2 fruit.