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Grapefruit Lettuce Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


2 servings

Updated: Oct. 28, 2022
A light vinaigrette flavored with cilantro and grapefruit juice drapes this tangy salad. You can make the dressing ahead because it keeps well in the refrigerator. —Vivian Haen, Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
Grapefruit Lettuce Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 tablespoons pink grapefruit juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 cups torn Bibb or Boston lettuce
  • 1 medium pink grapefruit, peeled and sectioned
  • Optional: Sliced fennel bulb, fennel fronds and pistachios


  1. In a small bowl, whisk the grapefruit juice, oil, vinegar and honey; stir in cilantro. In a salad bowl, toss lettuce, grapefruit and, if desired, sliced fennel bulb, fennel fronds and pistachios. Drizzle with dressing; gently toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 120 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 5mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1-1/2 fat.

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