Winter Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette Recipe

  6 Servings


For the Citrus Vinaigrette:
  • 2 tablespoons orange champagne vinegar, or champagne vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh-squeezed orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated orange zest
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
For the Salad:
  • 6 ounces mixed greens
  • 1-2 persimmons, peeled (optional) and sliced
  • 1-2 tangerines, or other citrus of your choice, peeled and segmented
  • 1/2 cup fresh pomegranate arils, from 1/2 a pomegranate
  • 1/2 cup candied pecans
  • 2 ounces fresh goat cheese, crumbled


  1. To prepare vinaigrette, whisk together vinegar, orange juice, orange zest, honey, and mustard in a small bowl until smooth. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  2. Slowly drizzle in olive oil, whisking vigorously, until smooth and emulsified.
  3. Store in a lidded jar or airtight container in the fridge until ready to use.
  4. To assemble salad, divide greens among serving bowls.
  5. Top with slices of persimmon and citrus, a sprinkle of pomegranate seeds, a few candied pecans, and crumbled goat cheese.
  6. Drizzle with dressing, tossing gently to combine.

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Author: Lindsay Landis
Recipe Yields: 6 side servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 120
Calories 212

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g
  Saturated Fat 3g
Sodium 86mg
Total Carbohydrate 16g
  Dietary Fiber 2g
  Sugars 10g
Protein 3g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.