Summer Citrus Salad

by Michelle Fierek

Here is a refreshing salad, sure to cool you down during these hot summer months. It’s simple and light, perfect to have along with your barbecue or weekend brunch. A quick honey dressing and a sprinkling of fresh mint gives this salad a touch of tangy sweetness! Experiment with different varieties of citrus to make it colorful and interesting.


1 pink grapefruit

1 navel orange

2 cara cara oranges

1 lime (for garnish)

1 T shallot, finely chopped

3 T olive oil

1 T lime juice, freshly squeezed 

2 T honey

Pinch of kosher salt, optional

Fresh mint for garnish


1) Wisk olive oil, lime juice, honey, and shallot. Set aside.

2) Peel and slice fruit into 1/2-inch round slices*

3) Arrange slices on a platter, drizzle on desired dressing, and sprinkle with fresh mint.


* Cut off ends and lay fruit on the flat side. Use a knife to carve away the peel and pith, but don’t cut away the flesh. Then slice fruit into ½-inch rounds, discarding any seeds.