Winter Citrus Salad Recipe | PBS Food

Winter Citrus Salad

Take advantage of the farmer's market by creating this winter citrus salad with ingredients that have crunch, umami, and tartness. (Recipe Credit: Adrianna Adarme of Fresh Tastes)


Yield: 4



  • 1 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • Olive oil
  • Kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper 
  • 1/4 teaspoon anchovy paste
  • 1 tablespoon minced Italian parsley
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan-Reggiano 
  • 2 blood oranges, segmented
  • 1 grapefruit, segmented
  • 1/2 avocado, peeled and sliced


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. On a baking sheet, add the walnuts and spread them out into an even layer. Transfer to the oven to roast for about 10 to 12 minutes, stirring them at the 7-minute mark. 
  2. Remove from the oven and transfer them to a bowl. Pour in a dash of olive oil, a pinch of salt, crushed red pepper, anchovy paste, parsley and Parmesan-Reggiano. Mix until combined. 
  3. On a plate, add the segmented citrus on a plate and drizzle with a bit of olive oil. Arrange the avocado slices and then top with the warm walnut mixture.
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