This salad is a triple threat of Fs! The combination of all the ingredients marry so well that it makes for one of the most refreshing, hydrating treats of summer. Fig season (August & September) is short but you can enjoy throughout the fennel/citrus combo year round.
Fennel, Fig & Fuji Salad
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Sugar: 16.56 g
2 medium sized fennel bulbs
1 medium Fuji apple
5 figs, quartered
1/2 large grapefruit
Small amount (1/8 cup) red onion
1/4 cup fresh-squeezed orange juice
1/8 cup grapeseed oil
1/8 tsp fresh chopped sage
1/8 tsp fresh chopped rosemary
Refrigerate for awhile before serving so flavors meld together.
*Suggested substitutions if you want - apple vaierty, grapefruit juice for orange juice (if not contraindicated by medications,) extra virgin olive oil for grapeseed oil, basil or garlic for sage or rosemary…anything goes!
Salt & pepper to taste
**Dressing could double as a marinade
copyright 2018 Wendy Kaplan, MS, RDN, CDN