Delicious winter salad with pink grapefruit

We are in the middle of winter season. It’s cold and windy outside and there has been so much snow lately. Spring, with all it’s fresh veggies and fruit is still a few month away. There are quite a few fantastic veggies and fruit that keep us healthy during the cold season. This delicious winter salad with pink grapefruit will give us a little energy kick and vitamin boost.

Basically you don’t need a recipe for this fantastic winter salad. Radicchio, fennel, carrots, radishes, grapefruit and walnuts is all you need. Each of them is full of vitamins and healthy minerals to keep you healthy. The pairing of radicchio, fennel and grapefruit is so amazing. Radicchio with it’s bitterness, fennel ads a bit of liquorice flavour and grapefruit makes it complete with a little bit of sour and sweet. Topped of with a delicious sweet grapefruit dressing. The salad is quickly prepared and perfect lunch or a light dinner. It’s absolutely fructosefriendly and people on a glutenfree diet will love it too!

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Delicious winter salad with pink grapefruit

Delicious winter salad with pink grapefruit, radicchio and fennel

Servings: 2 people
Ingredients
  • 1 small radicchio
  • 1 fresh grapefruit
  • 1 handful radishes
  • 1 small fennel with greens
  • 1 handful roasted walnuts
  • 3-4 small carrots
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp rice syrup
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • salt
  • pepper
Instructions
  1. Wash, pad dry the radicchio and cut into bite size leafs. Wash the radishes and slice them in thin slices. Wash the fennel and slice them very thin with a mandoline. Wash and peel the carrots and also slice them thinly with a mandoline. 

  2. Fillet the grapefruit and keep the grapefruit juice and fillets. 

  3. For the dressing mix grapefruit juice white wine vinegar, rice syrup, dijon mustard, salt, pepper and olive oil. Stir well and put aside.

  4. Add all of your salad ingredients to your plates and drizzle with some olive oil, sprinkle the roasted walnuts over it and serve! Bon appetit!

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