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Citrus Fennel Salad

I guarantee guests will love the taste of this unique salad. The pleasant orange flavor pairs well with tender pieces of fennel. —Marion Karlin, Waterloo, Iowa
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 large fennel bulbs
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 6 tablespoons orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 2 large navel oranges, peeled and sliced
  • Salad greens

Directions

  • Remove fronds from fennel bulbs; set aside for garnish. Cut bulbs into thin slices. In a large skillet, saute fennel slices in oil and butter until crisp-tender.
  • Stir in the juices, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium. Cook and stir until fennel is tender, 5-6 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat; stir in orange segments. Serve over salad greens; top with reserved fennel fronds.
Nutrition Facts
1/2 cup: 89 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 336mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat, 1/2 fruit.

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  • trshw
    Feb 2, 2015

    This was ok, however given the time to prep, I think I'd rather have the fennel in an uncooked (raw) salad.