Spicy Grapefruit Salad

  • Yield 8 servings

This fresh summer salad delivers a kick!

TexaSweet Citrus Marketing, Inc.


6 garlic cloves, finely chopped
2 tablespoons white-wine vinegar
2 tablespoons virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon coarse-grain mustard
1/2 teaspoon honey
Salt and pepper
3/4 pound fresh spinach, trimmed, washed and torn (about 16 cups)
1/2 medium jicama, peeled and cut into thin strips
1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
3 Texas Rio Star Grapefruit, sectioned
2 teaspoons toasted poppy seeds


  1. To prepare the dressing: Combine all ingredients until creamy.
  2. To prepare the salad: Mix spinach, jicama and onion.
  3. With a sharp knife, section grapefruit while working over a small bowl to catch the juice. Reserve juice for dressing. Cut the grapefruit segments and add to salad mixture.  Toss and chill.
  4. Drizzle dressing over salad mixture and toss.
  5. Arrange on salad plates and garnish with toasted poppyseeds.

Recipe courtesy of TexaSweet




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