Sicilian Blood Orange Salad


This is one of my favorite summer dishes, refreshing and deliciously healthy! I was given this recipe by a Sicilian friend while living in Sicily, Italy. My family adores this dish.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
6 servings


  • 6 blood oranges, peeled and sectioned

  • ¼ cup green onions, sliced

  • extra virgin olive oil

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper to taste


  1. Slice each blood orange section in half and remove and discard any seeds. Place oranges in a medium bowl. Add green onions; toss to combine. Drizzle with olive oil until just coated. Lightly sprinkle with pepper. Chill until ready to serve.

Cook's Note:

Ripened naval oranges can be used in place of blood oranges.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

165 Calories
10g Fat
20g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 165
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 90mg 451%
Calcium 71mg 5%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 317mg 7%

* 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.