Winter Citrus Salad With Black Pepper, Feta, and Mint

Winter Citrus Salad With Black Pepper, Feta, and Mint

Vibrant, punchy citrus salad is garnished with black pepper, feta, and mint. [Photograph: Jennifer Olvera]

About the author: Jennifer Olvera is a veteran food and travel writer and author of "Food Lovers' Guide to Chicago." Follow her on Twitter @olverajennifer.

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  • Yield:Serves 4
  • Active time: 15 minutes
  • Total time:15 minutes


  • 3 blood oranges
  • 3 minneolas or tangerines
  • 1 naval or cara cara orange
  • 1 white grapefruit
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • Kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh mint leaves
  • 3 ounces feta cheese, crumbled
  • Cracked black pepper


  1. 1.

    Peel citrus using a knife to remove as much white pith as possible. Slice into wheels about 1/4-inch thick, discarding any seeds. Layer fruit on a large serving platter, overlapping slices.

  2. 2.

    Whisk together olive oil, vinegar and honey and season with salt. Drizzle vinaigrette over salad and garnish with mint, feta and pepper. Serve immediately.