9 Refreshing Grapefruit Salad Recipes
Toss grapefruit into your salad bowl, and you'll never look back. This standout citrus pairs especially well with avocado and bitter greens like arugula and endive, but it will brighten up practically any salad with its bittersweet tang. Our collection of grapefruit salad recipes includes side salads and as well as recipes that make light meals with shrimp and chicken.
Outrageously Good Holiday Salad
You'll find that this Outrageously Good Holiday Salad lives up to its name even if you don't serve it on a holiday. With just six ingredients, including pre-made poppyseed dressing, this grapefruit salad recipe will win your weeknight seal of approval.
Thai Shrimp, Chicken, Grapefruit, and Coconut Salad
Recipe creator NUKA1 calls this grapefruit salad recipe a take on a Thai pomelo salad called Yam Som O, only it's made with grapefruit instead of pomelo and adds pre-cooked chicken and marinated shrimp to the mix.
Avocado-Citrus Salad with Swiss Chard
Make the most of citrus season with tangerines, oranges, and (of course) grapefruit. Swiss chard may not seem like the obvious base for a salad, but fruit and a honey-citrus vinaigrette give this green a welcome sweetness.
Blood Orange Salad with Caramel Dressing
Pomegranate seeds, blood oranges, and red grapefruit combine in a salad that's as gorgeous as it is delicious. Its a sweet salad, to be sure, and balsamic, caramel, and sesame oil dressing enhance it.
Shrimp, Avocado, and Grapefruit Salad
"This is one of the most colorful and flavorful salads I have ever had," home cook Amber Moser says of this bright grapefruit salad recipe. Grapefruit and a creamy dressing made of mayonnaise, ketchup, vinegar, and honey will vie for your palate's attention.
Quinoa Salad with Grapefruit, Avocado, and Arugula
A honey and serrano pepper dressing tops "one of the best salads I ever made," home cook Kathleen says of this sweet, spicy grapefruit salad. "The flavor combinations may sound unique, but they blend so well together."
Jennifer's Fennel and Grapefruit Summer Salad
Reviewers call this salad "adventurous" and "a refreshing change" for its combination of fennel, hearts of palm, and grapefruit. Gorgonzola and red onions give it a nice bite.
Citrus Spinach Salad with Feta and Cranberry Dressing
With crunchy walnuts, tangy feta, and a drizzle of sweet cranberry dressing, this citrus and spinach salad would make an excellent addition to parties and potlucks. "Add some sliced strawberries for sweetness and bright, festive color," recipe contributor Sahara B. says.
Avocado and Grapefruit Salad with Mint-Dill Vinaigrette
From crisp Belgian endive slices to creamy avocado to a mint-dill vinaigrette, everything about this grapefruit salad feels fresh. Top it with minced jalapeño and and hibiscus salt for a complementary kick.
Get More Grapefruit Recipes
If you're looking for more delicious ways to use the refreshing citrus, look no further than these ideas:
- Browse our entire collection of Grapefruit Recipes.
- 7 Grapefruit Desserts for the Sweetest Citrus Season Ever
- 4 Ways to Use the Grapefruit Spoon, Your Kitchen's Unsung Hero