Fennel & Blood Orange Salad #FennelFriday


Fennel and Blood Orange Salad for Fennel Friday from The Hungry Goddess
Fennel Friday is HERE
and we have been playing with fennel fruit this week.  Pairing citrus and just about any fruit is a no-brainer – they mesh wonderfully!

Putting raw fennel in a salad is crunchy, aromatic, tasty and good for you – so what are you waiting for?  Start creating some salads for lunch, dinner and in between!  The other night, I simply sliced some fennel thin and drizzled EVOO and added sea salt and cracked pepper – perfect as a side for any meal.  Add some blood oranges or other fruit and you elevate the flavor.

The Fennel and Blood Orange Salad is soooo tasty – you can rearrange the ingredients, do it with or without onion, and sprinkle a little quinoa on it for texture.  I added some Pea Greens for color and that yummy green flavor – be creative!  Fennel Pollen adds a delicious finishing touch as well!

Check out our other Fennel Friday Salad – Fennel and Asparagus Ribbon Salad and check out all of the GREAT Fruit and Fennel Recipes on Fennel Friday!

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Fennel & Blood Orange Salad
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Serves: 4
 

A great way to celebrate Fennel Friday and Spring!
Ingredients
  • Purple Artisan Lettuce (was in mixed container with other butter lettuces)
  • ½ fresh and sweet spring white onion – sliced thinly
  • 1 fennel bulb – sliced medium on mandolin or thinly by knife
  • 1 blood orange with pith removed and sectioned & chopped
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 tsp of Olive Oil or Grapeseed Oil
  • Sea Salt
  • Cracked Pepper
  • Handful Pea Greens

Instructions
  1. To build the salad:
  2. Arrange the purple lettuce on the plate.
  3. Add a few slices of onion.
  4. Add a pile of fennel – about 10 slices.
  5. Place blood orange pieces on top.
  6. Squeeze lemon over top to taste (I use about ¼ of a lemon per plate).
  7. Drizzle ½ tsp oil over salad.
  8. Sea Salt and Cracked Pepper to taste.
  9. Sprinkle Pea Greens on top.
  10. Devour.

Fennel and Blood Orange Salad for Fennel Friday from The Hungry Goddess

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  1. Happy Fennel Friday! We love this recipe and it is featured on our Fennel and Fruit recipe round-up this week! Thanks for sharing!
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