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Citrus, Fennel, and Pepper Salad Topped with Goat Cheese

  • Serves: 4 -6
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  • 1 red grapefruit, peeled and cut in segments, as with oranges
  • 1 white grapefruit, peeled and cut in segments
  • 1 orange, peeled and cut in segments
  • 1 fennel bulb, shaved
  • 1 roasted red bell pepper, torn into 1/2-inch strips
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • Grated rind of 1 lime, no white attached
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Granulated sugar
  • 1/2 c crumbled goat cheese
  • 1 to 2 green onions or scallions, chopped
  • 2 tsp. chopped fresh herbs, optional


  1. Toss the grapefruit and orange segments, fennel, pepper strips, and onion in a large bowl.
  2. Whisk together the oil, lime juice, lime rind, and garlic in a small bowl.
  3. Toss the dressing with the fruit mixture. Season to taste with salt, pepper, and sugar.
  4. Sprinkle the salad with cheese, green onion, and herbs. Cover tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Serve cold.