Friday, January 8, 2016
Eat Clean Diet - Seven Citrus Salad with Mint. By Miri Day; Crown Heights Florist and Fruit Basket, NY 325 Kingston Avenue, Brooklyn NY, 11213
When you combine seven exotic citrus fruits with the snap of mint you will wind up with one of the freshest salads around.
Packed with vitamins, anti-oxidants and enzymes the combination of all of these fruits together with the mint brings a true pleasure and health benefit.
CITRUS SALAD WITH MINT;
1 Cara Cara orange
1 pink or red grapefruit
1 blood orange
2 mandarin oranges
1 cocktail citrus (omit if you can’t find)
1 ugli fruit (Jamaican tangelo) *like pomello
4 kumquats, peels washed well, halved
lengthwise and thinly sliced, removing
2 Tbsp (30 ml) finely chopped fresh mint leaves
*add 1/16 tsp red chilli powder
Using a knife, or by hand, remove peels from Cara Cara orange, grapefruit, blood orange and mandarins. Pull apart sections, cut into bite-sized pieces and add to a bowl. Using a knife, cut away peel of cocktail citrus and ugly fruit. Then, using a paring knife, cut between membranes to remove fruit segments. Place segments in bowl. Add kumquats and mint. Toss to combine and refrigerate for about 15 minutes before serving.
Nutritional value Per serving:
Calories: 148 | Calories from Fat: 2 | Protein: 2 g | Carbs: 36 g | Total Fat: 0.2 g |
Saturated Fat: <0.1 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Fiber: 5 g | Sodium: 9 mg | Cholesterol: 0 mg
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