This dish is simplicity at itís finest and a great example in how fennel can be enjoyed raw. The fennelís sweet aniseed overtones create a great partnership with foods that have a sharp or tangy flavour. Citrus such as lime, lemon or in this case grapefruit combine to give a refreshing and flavourful salad combination.
Fennel's sweet and aniseed overtones create a great partnership with foods that have a sharp or tangy flavour.
: 15 minutes
: 4 as an entree
1 Baby Fennel
1 Ruby Grapefruit
Ĺ Cup Dried Cranberries (or Pomegranate Seeds)
Salt to taste optional
Juice of 1 Lime
Fennel and Grapefruit are the key ingredients in this salad.
Thinly slice the fennel and add the dried cranberries to the fennel, season with cracked pepper and the juice of one lime.
Fennel, Red Grapefruit, Cranberry Salad is served with Pan Seared Salmon.
The Fennel, Red Grapefruit, Cranberry Salad was served as an accompanying dish with Pan Seared Salmon.
As fennel has such a distinctively sweet and aromatic flavour, the best way to eat this vegetable raw is to dress it simply.
For more healthy fennel dishes try the following recipe idea; Fennel Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette
or for something a little more substantial than salad, the kangaroo and fennel combination in this Kangaroo and Fennel Pie
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