Jennifer's Fennel and Grapefruit Summer Salad

Jennifer's Fennel and Grapefruit Summer Salad

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"Fresh and citrusy salad of fennel, red onions, hearts of palm, grapefruit, and gorgonzola tossed in a grapefruit vinaigrette - perfect and refreshing for the warm weather!"

Ingredients 25 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 343 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 343 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 25.3 g
  • 39%
  • Carbs:
  • 25.7g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 8.1 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 11 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 695 mg
  • 28%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place grapefruit slices and any leftover juices in a bowl. Stir in onion, fennel, and hearts of palm, coating with the grapefruit juice. Pour mixture into another bowl, leaving a small amount of juice in the first bowl. Whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, and garlic powder in the original bowl. Toss lettuce with the vinaigrette.
  2. Divide lettuce onto 4 plates. Evenly distribute the grapefruit mixture on top of the lettuce and top with the Gorgonzola cheese. Place avocado slices on each salad and serve.
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Dianne
8/17/2010

Wow, yum! What a crisp, flavorful, refreshing salad! It's so pretty with its pastel colors too. This salad was an adventure for me since I've never had fennel or hearts of palm before. Turns out I love both! I used a shallot instead of red onion because I like that it's more mild. Instead of peeling the grapefruit, I just cut it in half and scooped out the flesh with a spoon. The gorgonzola cheese goes well with all the ingredients and the vinaigrette was not bitter at all. I'm so glad I went out of my comfort zone to try this salad!

L
8/12/2011

The most adventuresome dish I've prepared to date. For culinary creativity, Jennifer deserves an "A." Salad dressing could be halved.

Kleiny2
1/16/2015

I loved this salad. I only changed the heart of palm for artichoke hearts and the gorgonzola for feta because I had them on hand.