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End Winter with a Big Boost of Vitamin C – Winter Citrus Salad from the New York Times

Posted Feb 26 2010 10:46am

Mark Bittman at the New York Times presents this delicious Winter Citrus Salad , just when we are all feeling cranky and waiting for darkness to get over already and Spring to arrive!

  • 2 blood oranges or tangerines
  • 1 pink grapefruit
  • 1 navel orange
  • Salt
  • 1/2 small red onion or 1 shallot, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon sherry vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • Lime or lemon juice to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly chopped tarragon or a pinch dried.
  • Yield: 4 servings.

  1. Peel citrus, removing as much pith as possible, and slice into wheels. Remove any pits, layer fruit on a serving dish, sprinkle with salt and garnish with chopped onion.
  2. Whisk together olive oil, vinegar, honey, lime juice and tarragon until well combined; taste, adjust seasoning as needed and drizzle over salad.

I made it and it is delicious!  You can make it, too, and help fight the end of Winter blahs!

And what else is great at the end of Winter?  A nice relaxing and energizing “Fast Swedish” massage.  Using the traditional strokes of Swedish massage, but performed with speed and energy, this massage will both relax you and shake up your blah mood and really lift your spirits!  Book now!

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