Citrus Fruit Cup
Try this tart and tasty salad for a refreshing midwinter lift. "I love to prepare pretty dishes, and this salad is fancy, fast and almost sweet enough to be a dessert," says Mary Ann Marino of West Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Cook: 15 min. + chilling
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 2 tablespoons water
- 1 teaspoon grated lime zest
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 medium pink grapefruit, peeled and sectioned
- 1 medium navel orange, peeled and sectioned
- In a saucepan, heat sugar and water over low heat until sugar is dissolved. Stir in the lime zest. Gradually whisk in oil. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. In a bowl, combine the grapefruit and orange sections. Pour the dressing over fruit; cover and refrigerate until chilled.
Nutrition Facts1/2 cup: 182 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein.
Originally published as Citrus Fruit Cup in Country Woman January/February 2003