Add bright citrus flavor and brilliant color to cocktails, salads, and desserts with seasonal blood oranges and blood orange juice. Blood oranges tend to be sweeter than other varieties, so they’re particularly good in drinks and desserts.
Blood Orange Layer CakeBlood oranges are used three ways in this dessert: syrup made with fresh juice is brushed onto the cake's layers; chopped sections are tossed with mint as a filling; and whole sections garnish the top of the cake.
Watercress Endive Salad with Blood Oranges and PomegranatesAssemble a beautifully composed salad for a special holiday meal with fresh watercress or arugula, Belgian endive, and seasonal blood oranges pomegranate seeds.
Blood Orange MartiniUpdate a classic vodka martini with the addition of orange-flavored vodka, blood orange juice, and orange liqueur.
Blood Orange SorbetMake a refreshing and deep-colored citrus sorbet with blood orange juice, sugar and fresh lemon juice.
Shrimp Salad with Blood Oranges and Slivered FennelUse richly-hued slices of blood orange as a base for the grilled shrimp and thinly-sliced fennel to create an impressive main-dish salad.
Blood Orange SangriaThis deeply-colored wine beverage is a great choice for the holidays since blood oranges are at their peak in December. But if you can’t find blood oranges, substitute navel oranges.
Blood Orange and Grapefruit CompoteCombine blood orange and ruby red grapefruit sections and flavor with fresh ginger, vanilla, and cardamom for a holiday side dish or simple fruit dessert.
Beet, Blood Orange, Kumquat, and Quinoa SaladThis hearty grain salad featuring blood orange sections, beets, kumquats and avocado is brimming with rich colors, textures, and nutrients from the vitamin- and protein-packed ingredients.