Rio Star Fiesta Salad

  • Yield 8 servings

A beautiful side salad with a wonderful blend of flavors and crunch.

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TexaSweet Citrus Marketing, Inc.

Ingredients

4 Texas navel oranges
1 Texas Rio Star Grapefruit
3 cups peeled and cubed jicama (about 1 pound)
3/4 cup slivered red radishes (about 6 medium)
1 1/2 teaspoons grated lime rind
3 tablespoons lime juice
3 tablespoons plain fat-free yogurt
2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
1 1/2 teaspoons honey
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
dash salt
4 cups chopped romaine lettuce
1 cup pomegranate seeds
3 tablespoons unsalted pumpkin seed kernels, toasted
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

Instructions

  1. Peel and section oranges and grapefruit over a large bowl, reserving juice; add sections to juice.  Add jicama and radishes to orange/grapefruit mixture; toss gently.  Cover and chill 30 minutes.
  2. Combine lime rind, lime juice, yogurt, mayonnaise, honey, black pepper and salt in a small bowl, stirring until smooth.
  3. Arrange lettuce in a large bowl. Using a slotted spoon, place the orange/grapefruit mixture over lettuce; drizzle evenly with yogurt mixture.   Sprinkle with pomegranate seeds, pumpkin seed kernels, and cilantro and serve.

Recipe courtesy of TexaSweet

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