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Salad with Red Grapefruit-Lemon Vinaigrette

Prep time 15 mins
Yield Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup fresh red grapefruit juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 (10-ounce) package chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 cup red grapefruit segments
  • 1/4 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup dry-roasted sunflower seeds (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 135
  • caloriesfromfat 53 %
  • fat 7.9 g
  • satfat 0.8 g
  • monofat 2.6 g
  • polyfat 4 g
  • protein 2.4 g
  • carbohydrate 17 g
  • fiber 2.8 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.9 mg
  • sodium 209 mg
  • calcium 38 mg

How to Make It

  1. Whisk together first 8 ingredients in a small bowl.

  2. Combine romaine lettuce, carrots, grapefruit segments, and sliced onion in a large bowl. Sprinkle with sunflower seeds, if desired. Serve with vinaigrette.

  3. Note: Store remaining vinaigrette in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 1 week.

  4. Note: Nutritional analysis without seeds: Calories 104 (45% from fat); Fat 3g (sat 6g, mono 1g, poly 2g); Protein 3g; Carb 4g; Fiber 2g; Chol 0mg; Iron 7mg; Sodium 209mg; Calc 35mg.

  5. Note: Nutritional analysis below includes sunflower seeds.