citrus avocado fennel salad
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5 from 8 votes

Citrus Fennel Salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette

Even if you don’t love fennel, this Citrus Fennel Salad with avocado will convince you to change your mind. It’s refreshing, seasonal, and so sunny on these cold days.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: citrus fennel salad, salad, winter salad
Servings: 6 people


For the salad

  • 2 bulbs fennel, cored and shaved
  • 1 Ruby red grapefruit, peeled and segmented
  • 2 naval oranges, peeled and segmented or sliced
  • 2 avocados, cubed
  • 12 large mint leaves, torn in small pieces

For the vinaigrette:

  • 1/4 cup fresh grapefruit juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp honey
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  • In an old jar, shake vinaigrette ingredients together.
  • Place salad ingredients on a platter and toss with vinaigrette just before serving.


Storage: Store salad (without avocado and dressing) in the refrigerator until you're ready to use.  Salad will be fresh for 3-4 days without the avocado or dressing.