Fennel, Grapefruit, and Apple Salad


A refreshing salad with the crisp fennel flavor balanced with red grapefruit, apples, onions, and topped with a citrus dressing and fresh basil.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
4 servings


  • 2 bulbs fennel, trimmed and thinly sliced

  • ½ red onion, thinly sliced

  • 1 green apple, peeled and thinly sliced

  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

  • 1 red grapefruit - peeled, white pith cut off, and sectioned

  • 2 tablespoons chopped toasted walnuts, or to taste

  • 1 tablespoon torn basil leaves, or to taste

  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice, or to taste

  • 2 teaspoons lime juice, or to taste

  • 2 teaspoons grapefruit juice, or to taste

  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil, or to taste

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Layer fennel, onion, and apple slices in a salad bowl and drizzle apple with 1 teaspoon lemon juice. Top salad with red grapefruit sections, toasted walnuts, and basil leaves.

  2. Whisk 2 teaspoons lemon juice with lime juice, grapefruit juice, and olive oil in a small bowl; season to taste with salt and black pepper. Drizzle dressing over salad and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

237 Calories
17g Fat
22g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 237
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Sodium 62mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 41mg 204%
Calcium 82mg 6%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 661mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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