Spicy Grapefruit Salad

TexaSweet Citrus Marketing, Inc.
  • Yield: 8 servings


6 garlic cloves, finely chopped
2tablespoons white-wine vinegar
2tablespoons virgin olive oil
1tablespoon coarse-grain mustard
1/2teaspoon honey
Salt and pepper
3/4pound fresh spinach, trimmed, washed and torn (about 16 cups)
1/2medium jicama, peeled and cut into thin strips
1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
3 Texas Rio Star Grapefruit, sectioned
2teaspoons toasted poppy seeds


  1. To prepare the dressing: Combine all ingredients until creamy.
  2. To prepare the salad: Mix spinach, jicama and onion.
  3. With a sharp knife, section grapefruit while working over a small bowl to catch the juice. Reserve juice for dressing. Cut the grapefruit segments and add to salad mixture.  Toss and chill.
  4. Drizzle dressing over salad mixture and toss.
  5. Arrange on salad plates and garnish with toasted poppyseeds.

Recipe courtesy of TexaSweet