Fresh and Zesty Orange Fennel Salad

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Fresh and Zesty Orange Fennel Salad
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15mins
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Recipe by Administrator
Published on November 08, 2023

This clean orange fennel salad is a perfect dish for those seeking a healthy and refreshing meal. The combination of tangy oranges and crunchy fennel creates a delightful flavor and texture experience. The salad is easy to prepare and requires minimal ingredients, making it a great option for a quick and light lunch or dinner. Give this recipe a try and enjoy the invigorating blend of citrus and herbs!

Ingredients

  • 2 large oranges
  • 1 fennel bulb
  • 1 small red onion
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Peel the oranges, making sure to remove all the white pith. Slice them into thin rounds.
  2. Trim the fennel bulb, removing the tough outer layer if necessary. Slice the bulb thinly, using a sharp knife or mandoline.
  3. Thinly slice the red onion.
  4. In a large bowl, combine the sliced oranges, fennel, red onion, and chopped parsley.
  5. In a separate small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, white wine vinegar, salt, and pepper.
  6. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss gently to combine.
  7. Let the salad sit for a few minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
  8. Serve the clean orange fennel salad as a refreshing side dish or as a light lunch.
  9. Enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Fennel has been used for centuries for its medicinal properties and is rich in fiber, antioxidants, and vitamins.
  • Oranges are an excellent source of vitamin C and provide a natural sweetness to balance the crispness of the fennel.
  • This salad is not only delicious but also low in calories, making it a great choice for those watching their weight.