Citrus and Seed Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

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

INGREDIENTS

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

INSTRUCTIONS

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

Try these other TABLE citrus recipes:

Sunshine in Winter

Fennel Orange Salad

Brussels Sprouts in Orange and Apricot Sauce

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