Citrus Walnut Salad

Total Time: 30 minutes

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Servings: 4

Author: dana_shmana


Citrus Walnut Salad


· ½ cup chopped walnuts· 2 large oranges, zested· 1 pink grapefruit· 1 (5 ounce) bag mixed salad greens· ½ cup crumbled feta cheese· 2 tablespoons pomegranate juice, or more as needed· 2 tablespoons white sugar· 1 teaspoon dried parsley· ½ teaspoon salt· ½ cup vegetable oil


Step 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spread walnuts on a baking sheet.Step 2Toast walnuts in the preheated oven until golden brown and fragrant, about 5 minutes.Step 3Slice top and bottom off 1 orange and set on a flat work surface. Cut downwards from the top, following the curve of the fruit, to remove all of the skin and pith. Repeat with remaining orange and grapefruit.Step 4Holding 1 orange over a bowl to catch juice, cut both sides of each segment away from the connective membrane and transfer to a separate bowl. Squeeze extra juice from the membranes into the bowl. Repeat with remaining orange and grapefruit.Step 5Mix toasted walnuts, salad greens, and feta cheese into the bowl of orange and grapefruit segments.Step 6Pour orange and grapefruit juice into a glass measuring cup. Add enough pomegranate juice to reach 1/3 cup. Whisk in 1 teaspoon orange zest, sugar, parsley, and salt. Whisk in oil until dressing is thick.Step 7Drizzle dressing over salad.