I love this salad!!! My grandma made it for me a few years ago, and I was thoroughly impressed. I think I may have licked the bowl. Since having this salad the first time, I seem to make it for almost every meal now. I love that citrus are at their prime this time of year. It’s so great that whenever I walk into Walmart during the winter months there are a ton of choices of fun different kinds of oranges. We go through the Cuties (Clementines) like they are going out of style. And I juice cases of Navel Oranges throughout the winter for my kids. They need their brain food before they head out the door to school.
My only great suggestion for this recipe is to buy some fresh mint. I bought a living mint plant, and I’ve got it sitting in my kitchen window just waiting for the next meal. It’s perfect, and with a daily dose of water, that little mint plant brings a little bit of summer into my kitchen. I hope you enjoy this salad and don’t worry if you don’t have special oranges. It is pretty dang fantastic with regular oranges, and strawberries:) Love your guts! Lisa
- 4 oranges peeled and sliced or segmented
- 2 blood oranges peeled and sliced or segmented
- 1/2 lb. fresh strawberries sliced
- 2 T. fresh mint chopped
- honey- it's easy to drizzle if it's a little warm
- squeeze of fresh lime
I cut the peel off of my oranges and then slice them into about 1/8 inch circles. Any combination or oranges will work. Use what you have. Slice up a pound container of fresh strawberries. Chop up the fresh mint and sprinkle on top. I warm my honey for about 30 secs. in the microwave for easier drizzling. You only need a few tablespoons, but you can adjust the honey to your liking. Squeeze a lime on top and stir the fruit together. It's a beautiful salad, and so simple and tasty!! I usually plan on 1 or 1 1/2 oranges per person to be served depending on how big the oranges are. If you have any other fresh berries they would look lovely too.