Citrus Salad

Source: What's Cooking? at USDA

Serving size: 1/8 of recipe

Servings per recipe: 8

This recipe is an easy and delicious way to make half your plate fruits and vegetables!

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For the Salad

  • 1 grapefruit
  • 1 orange
  • 10 cups leafy lettuce
  • 1 red onion (small, sliced thin)

For the Dressing

  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin


Cutting board & sharp knife, measuring cups & spoons, small & large mixing bowls, forks for tossing salad


1. Peel, section and cut fruit into bite size pieces.

2. Toss with lettuce and onion. Mix remaining ingredients for dressing. Drizzle over salad and toss just before serving.

More About Leaf Lettuce

How to Select

Choose lettuce with crisp leaves. Avoid brown edges.

How to Store

After purchase, rinse well and dry with paper towels. Refrigerate leaf lettuce in plastic bag up to 1 week.

How to Prepare

Enjoy on its own as a part of salads or even cooked.