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Fennel Citrus Fruits Salad

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Ingredients
  Fennel bulbs 4 Small, thinly sliced
  Fronds 2 Tablespoon, chopped (The Feathery Greens On The Fennel Stalks)
  Orange 1 , peeled and cut into cubes
  Grapefruit 1 Small, peeled and cut into cubes
  Pitted kalamata olives 1 Cup (16 tbs), halved
  Fresh mint 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Extra virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Feta cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs), crumbled
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1. Collect fronds and cut the stalks off from the fennel bulb, before quartering the bulbs and removing the core.
2. Slice fennel into quarter inch thickness and take it in a bowl.
3. Peel and cut orange and grapefruit into one inch cubes and add it to the bowl. While cutting ensure that you remove as much as pith as you can.
4. Slice olives in half and add it to the salad.
5. Add feta cheese.
6. Cut mint and fronds and toss it into the bowl.
7. Finish with extra virgin olive oil and a dash of salt. Keep it aside for 15 minutes so that all the flavours come together.

SERVING
8. Serve Fennel Citrus Fruits Salad on a serving platter.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Fennel, Fruit
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Story
Welcome the summer heat with this cool and refreshing salad! For the latest QuickBite, I'm making a cool salad using one of my favorite ingredients: fennel. Both refreshing and crisp, once you try this salad it'll knock away your summertime blues!
This video shows an easy way to pep up some unique but delicious salad. Fennel is not commonly used in preparing salads, but in the video it is used with citrus fruits, which sounds interesting. If you wish to add an interesting twist to salads, this is the way to go.

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