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Fennel and Orange Salad

Barbara Mariz enjoys dishes that exemplify the Italian focus on food that’s fresh, local, and seasonal. Fennel, revered by Italian cooks, has a licorice flavor that marries well with sweet oranges and fragrant mint.

Barbara Mariz enjoys dishes that exemplify the Italian focus on food that’s fresh, local, and seasonal. Fennel, revered by Italian cooks, has a licorice flavor that marries well with sweet oranges and fragrant mint.

Servings
SERVING

Ingredients

  • 1 fennel bulb, halved and thinly sliced (2 cups)
  • 2 medium oranges, peeled and segmented
  • 1 Tbs. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • 2 Tbs. fresh mint, minced

Preparation

Toss fennel with orange segments in large bowl. Add oil and lemon juice, and carefully mix without crushing orange segments. Season with salt and pepper, and sprinkle with fresh mint.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size Serves 2
  • Calories 168
  • Carbohydrate Content 27 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 7 g
  • Fiber Content 7 g
  • Protein Content 3 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 1 g
  • Sodium Content 209 mg
  • Sugar Content 12 g
  • Trans Fat Content 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat Content 0 g