Winter Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette Recipe - Food Fanatic
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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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