It’s a pretty rare occurrence when the sun shines over Pittsburgh during the winter months. Fortunately citrus season falls at the same time. The bright flavors in this citrus salad by TABLE Magazine contributing editor Anna Calabrese will add a little sunshine to your plate and rescue you from the winter blues.
CITRUS AND SEED SALAD WITH BASIL VINAIGRETTE RECIPE
1 orange, segmented
1 grapefruit, segmented
½ cup pomegranate seeds
¼ cup sunflower seeds
¼ cup pepitas
¼ cup hemp hearts
4 cups spring mix, or your favorite lettuce
¼ cup red onion sliced thinly
For the vinaigrette:
¼ cup white balsamic vinegar
¼ extra virgin olive oil
1 cup fresh basil leaves
1 tbsp. Dijon mustard
1 tsp. honey
Salt and pepper to taste
Add vinaigrette ingredients to a blender and mix on high until everything is smooth.
Arrange salad ingredients on a large platter and drizzle with vinaigrette.
*grilled chicken or salmon would be a great addition to this salad
RECIPE AND STYLING BY ANNA CALABRESE / PHOTOGRAPHY BY DAVE BRYCE
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