Ruby Grapefruit Walnut Salad

Grapefruit walnut salad

Ruby Grapefruit Walnut Salad

This crunchy, delicious salad is ready quickly and makes the perfect lunch entree, appetizer or side dish. Nutrition-wise, it’s a complete package, including protein and vitamin-rich red grapefruits to add color, flavor, and goodness. Add our luscious vinaigrette, and it’s fit for the finest company.
Course Salads

Ingredients
  

Salad:

  • 1 cup walnut pieces roughly chopped
  • 2 ruby grapefruits washed
  • 1/2 cup dates pitted, sliced
  • 4 cups mixed salad greens chopped
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

Dressing:

  • 2 tablespoons pomegranate juice
  • 1 tablespoon grapefruit zest finely grated
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons flat leaf parsley fresh, chopped

Instructions
 

Salad:

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Place the walnuts on a baking sheet and bake in the oven until browned and toasted, or about 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Zest the grapefruit, and set aside the zest.
  • Cut the grapefruits in half, and set aside one of the halves. With the remaining three, cut out the flesh from the membrane into a bowl to catch all the flesh and juice.
  • Squeeze the juice from the remaining half into a small bowl, and set aside for now.
  • Add the chopped dates and toasted walnuts to the bowl with the grapefruit segments and combine together.
  • Toss the mixture with the salad greens and feta cheese.

Dressing:

  • Add the pomegranate juice to the bowl with the reserved grapefruit juice.
  • Now add the grapefruit zest, white wine vinegar, and olive oil. Stir together thoroughly.
  • Add the chopped parsley and drizzle over the salad.
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