Citrus Salad with Honey Lemon Vinaigrette : Vertical Roots
Citrus salad ingredient on the table next to a plate of Vertical Roots Beautiful Butter lettuce and packaging
Vertical Roots Beautiful Butter Citrus Salad with a glass of rose wine

Juicy citrus, crunchy almonds, and tangy feta blend perfectly together over a bed of buttery greens for a colorful, mouthwatering salad! 

Easy to make in under 10 minutes, this salad is designed to impress your guests (and their taste buds).

Ingredients:

Salad:

  • 1 package of Vertical Roots Beautiful Butter lettuce (or Green Butter Living Lettuce)
  • ¼ Grapefruit
  • ½ Orange
  • 1 Rainbow Radish
  • Feta Cheese
  • Dry Roasted Almonds
  • Fresh Cilantro
  • Pinch of Salt + Pep
Dressing :
  • ½ lemon (about 4 tbsp.)
  • 4 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tsp. honey
  • 2 tsp.  Dijon mustard
  • Pinch of Salt + Pep
  • Directions
Directions:
Salad:
  • Beautiful Butter in favorite salad bowl or dish (no washing needed)
  • Remove rinds, and slice grapefruit and orange into 1-2 inch bite size pieces; add as much citrus as you like!
  • Roughly chop almonds
  • Thinly slice Rainbow Radish
  • Crumble feta cheese
  • Prick fresh cilantro leaves and add a pinch of salt and pepper on top to finish
  • Gently pour vinaigrette over salad immediately before serving, or leave on the side

Dressing:

  • Use a 1:1 ratio for your lemon juice and olive oil
  • Roll lemon back and forth on counter to release the juices from the citrus
  • Cut and squeeze lemon juice in a bowl with oil, dijon, honey, and salt and pepper
  • Whisk until emulsified!
  • Adjust the ingredients to your taste!
Tip: Don’t have a whisk? Use an old jam jar! Put your ingredients in the jar, close the lid and shake! Plus, it travels easily on the go.