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Fennel and Orange Salad

32 Reviews
93% would make this recipe again

A Sicilian classic, at its best when prepared with blood oranges.

Preparation : 15 min
220 calories/serving
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Lactose Free
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian

Ingredients

1/2 red onions, thinly sliced 80 g
4 oranges 700 g
1 fennels, thinly sliced 360 g
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 65 mL
2 tbsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed 3/4 lemon
1/2 tsp mustard powder 1 g
salt [optional]
ground pepper to taste [optional]

Before you start

A mandolin will make slicing the fennel easier.

Method

  1. In a small bowl, soak the thinly sliced onion in water with few drops of vinegar about 10 min while preparing the rest of the salad.
  2. Peel the oranges with a sharp knife, removing all of the white pith from the flesh. Save the juice resulting from the peeling. Cut the oranges into 7 mm thick rounds, then place the rounds in a salad bowl.
  3. Remove and discard the stalk and feathery leaves of the fennel. Thinly slice the bulb with a mandolin, then add it to the bowl.
  4. Put the oil, reserved orange juice, lemon juice, mustard, salt, and pepper in a small bowl, then whisk until the vinaigrette is emulsified. Pour the vinaigrette over the salad, add the onion, toss well, then serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 Serving (230g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

220

Fat

15 g

24 %

Saturated 2 g
+ Trans 0 g

10 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

30 mg

1 %

Carbohydrate

22 g

7 %

Fibre

5 g

18 %

Sugars

13 g

Protein

2 g

Vitamin A

5 %

Vitamin C

134 %

Calcium

8 %

Iron

6 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : 2 ½ servings
Grain Products : 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives : 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives : 0 serving

Claims

This recipe is :
Low  :
Sodium
Source of  :
Calcium, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K
Good source of  :
Fibre, Potassium, Vitamin E
Excellent source of  :
Folacin, Vitamin C
Free  :
Added Sugar

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Fruits 1
Vegetables 1
Fats 3

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32 Reviews (32 with rating only ) 93% would make this recipe again

This recipe is in the following categories

Fruits | Vegetables | First courses/Appetizers | Salads | Kosher | Vegan | Vegetarian | Halal | Low Sodium | High Fibre | No Cook | Christmas | Italian