Citrus Salad with Fresh Mint

Citrus Salad with Fresh Mint

Ingredients

SALAD
2 large navel oranges
1 large ruby red grapefruit
1 fresh pineapple, peeled, cored, and sliced ¼ inch thick

GRAPEFRUIT SYRUP
6 ounces (½ of 12-ounce bottle) red grapefruit juice (about ¾ cup)
¼ cup Dierbergs sugar
1 tablespoon finely diced crystallized ginger

¼ cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves, thinly sliced

Directions

FOR SALAD  Use sharp knife to cut off ends of oranges and grapefruit. Place oranges and grapefruit on flat end. Cut away peel following curve of fruit and removing all white pith. Cut oranges and grapefruit crosswise into slices.

On platter or in shallow serving dish, alternate slices of oranges, grapefruit, and pineapple, overlapping slightly. 

FOR SYRUP  In small saucepan over medium-high heat, combine grapefruit juice and sugar; bring to a boil.

Add ginger; reduce heat and simmer until reduced by half, about 15 minutes. (Mixture will be consistency of syrup.) Let stand 15 minutes.

TO SERVE  Drizzle Syrup over top of salad. Sprinkle mint over top.

Servings: 6
Serving Size: Per Serving

Per Serving
Calories: 129
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Fat: <1 g
Sodium: 3 mg
Carbohydrates: 33 g
Protein: 1 g
Fiber: 3 g