1

Double Orange-Mint Salad

Total Time
15 min
Prep
15 min
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy
This unusual salad, a great starter or side dish for simply grilled chicken breast or fish, gets its distinctive flavor from orange flower water, which is distilled from orange blossoms and is used in Mediterranean cuisines.
Ingredients

blood orange(s)

3 medium, peeled and sliced into thin rounds

orange(s)

3 medium, navel variety, peeled and sliced into thin rounds

orange blossom water

¼ tsp

confectioners' sugar

2 Tbsp

ground cinnamon

¼ tsp

black pepper

1 pinch

fresh mint leaves

24 item(s), torn if large

Instructions

  1. Remove any seeds from oranges. Arrange oranges on large platter, alternating blood oranges and navel oranges. Sprinkle with orange flower water. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate up to several hours.
  2. When ready to serve, combine confectioners' sugar, cinnamon, and pepper in cup. Transfer to small sieve. Tap sugar mixture over oranges; scatter mint leaves over. Serve cold.
  3. Serving size: 1 sliced orange

A happier, healthier you starts here