Citrus Salad With Tequila and Lime

citrus-salad-with-tequila-lime Photo: Romulo Yanes


  • 2 navel oranges
  • 2 blood oranges
  • 2 small yellow grapefruit
  • 2 tablespoons silver tequila
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon superfine sugar
  • 1 teaspoon finely slivered fresh mint


Slice ends off fruit and, with a sharp knife, trim off peel and white pith. Slice fruit crosswise into 1/4-inch wheels, removing any seeds. Arrange on a serving platter. In a small bowl, whisk tequila, lime zest, lime juice and sugar. Drizzle over fruit; sprinkle with mint and serve.

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  • Yield: Serves 4

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 160
Fat per serving: 0g
Saturated fat per serving: 0g
Cholesterol per serving: 0mg
Fiber per serving: 5g
Protein per serving: 2g
Carbohydrate per serving: 35g
Sodium per serving: 1mg
Iron per serving: 0mg
Calcium per serving: 102mg

Good to Know

Tequila, lime zest, lime juice, and sugar make a tasty "dressing" for this fat-free salad that can be served before or after a meal.

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Laraine Perri