Wild rice and fennel salad with grapefruit, watercress and Champagne vinaigrette

April 2, 2013

Wild rice and fennel salad with grapefruit and watercressWho doesn’t love a salad full of zest and crunch…the kind that makes the taste buds perk up? I sure do! And this salad undoubtedly delivers on both counts.

Here, chewy wild rice and crisp fennel are tossed with toasted pine nuts and a citrusy vinaigrette spiked with fennel greens and a drop of honey. The scrumptious mixture is topped with vibrant grapefruit slices and spunky watercress.

As a last touch, the whole thing is drizzled with either lemon- or orange-infused oil, which brings one more delicious layer of flavor to this refreshing spring salad.

So…dig in!

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Wild rice and fennel salad with grapefruit and watercress

How about another delicious salad with fennel? Arugula salad with fennel, blood oranges, clementines and olive vinaigrette

Disclaimer: As always, my point of view is my own. I do not accept samples, and have no commercial relationship with any product, food or wine company.

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Liz April 6, 2013 at 10:10 pm

Oh, boy, the flavors and textures in your salad make for a phenomenal dish! Beautiful, too!

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