Chef Roble’s Winter Citrus Salad

Yield: 8 servings
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President Obama loved this salad, and your guests definitely will too! The blend of citrus with more traditional salad ingredients makes this salad not only delicious but healthy as well. 


  • 1 lb red beets, cooked and peeled
  • 10 oz assorted greens
  • 1 fennel bulb, thinly sliced
  • 3 tbsp juice of an orange
  • 3 tbsp juice of a pink grapefruit
  • 6 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 oranges, cut into segments
  • 2 pink grapefruits, cut into segments
  • 8 oz smoked goat cheese, crumbled (or plain goat cheese)
  • 1/2 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • sprinkling of fennel fronds


1. Puree beets in the blender at high speed until smooth, season with a sprinkling of salt.


2. Place mixed greens and fennel slices in a small mixing bowl.


3. Add citrus juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper to salad and mix to dress.  


4. Spread the beet puree on the base of your plates or a large platter. Place dressed salad on the puree and finish with citrus segments, crumbled goat cheese, parsley leaves, and fennel fronds.



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