Breakfast Citrus Salad Recipe | PBS Food

Breakfast Citrus Salad

Not a big salad-eater? You won't believe it but you'll love this breakfast salad. Give this citrus salad a try to brighten your mornings. (Recipe Credit: Adrianna Adarme of Fresh Tastes)


Yield: Serves 2 to 3

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  • Dressing: 
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil 
  • Salt
  • Black pepper 
  • Salad: 
  • 3 cups arugula 
  • 1 blood orange or cara cara orange, segmented
  • 2 slices of cooked bacon, diced 
  • 2 to 3 poached eggs or boiled eggs 
  • 1/2 avocado, sliced 


  1. To make the dressing: In a small bowl, whisk the lime juice, olive oil, a pinch of salt and black pepper together. Set aside. 
  2. To assemble the salad: In a large bowl, add the arugula. Toss the arugula with the dressing until evenly coated. Mix in the segments of blood orange or cara cara, along with the cooked bacon. 
  3. Divide amongst bowls and top with a poached egg and slices of avocado. Garnish with more pepper and salt. Serve immediately.
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