Easy-to-make 5 Ingredient Citrus Salad that will brighten up your table
What if I told you one of the most amazing side dishes you’ve ever made comes together in less than 10 minutes? And it’s only five Element?! With juicy citrus, savory Marcona almonds, onions and fresh herbs, this citrus salad is refreshing, simple, and could be the new star on your summer table.
Plus, is there anything more underrated than fruit and olive oil? While this combination may seem unusual to some, our team firmly believes that EVOO is the perfect accompaniment to any fruit. Try this simple citrus salad the next time you want a flavorful side dish that takes little effort and only a handful of ingredients. It also earns bonus points for being gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian.
How to make a simple citrus salad
Don’t be fooled by the fact that we’re calling this a salad – this recipe doesn’t call for any greens. Most fruit salads follow a recipe that includes fresh fruit, garnishes, and a simple dressing. It’s hard to call this citrus salad a recipe when assembling is so easy!
How to slice citrus for citrus salad
Cutting citrus into important steps to make the most beautiful and delicious salad possible. I love using a mixture of oranges and grapefruits to create a splash of color and flavor in salads. Once you’ve got your citrus, start by taking a sharp knife and slicing off the peel on all sides. Then, cut the areca pods into half-inch lengths. Once you have enough slices to fill the plate, you can mix different types to layer and add depth to the salad.
What are the benefits of citrus?
Citrus has a bold, aromatic and sweet flavor, so it pairs well with delicate ingredients like fresh herbs, lightly flavored nuts and neutral vegetables. Instead of a fancy sauce, this recipe uses only olive oil, salt, and pepper on top. Because, why mess up a good thing?
Try this citrus salad and tag us on Instagram when you make it! But consider yourself warned, people will rush to take pictures of this dish as soon as it is on the table.