Orange Pomegranate Salad is a delicious mix of greens with fresh oranges, pomegranates and topped with feta cheese and an amazing orange vinaigrette dressing. If you are looking for an awesome salad that is fresh and full of tempting and unique flavors, then this salad is for you!
When it comes to serving this salad the possibilities are also endless. This will pair beautifully with pork, chicken, beef or seafood. Try it with Cast Iron Skillet Pork Chops, Honey Butter Baked Chicken, Perfect Air Fryer Shrimp or Air Fryer Steak with Garlic Herb Butter.
Summer and salads seem to go together, kind of like winter and soup go together. But just because summer is behind us, for half of the world, doesn’t mean we have to stop eating some of our favorite summer dishes, like salads. This recipe is a perfect example of taking what’s in season and making it fresh, new and absolutely delightful. Winter is peak citrus and pomegranate time and combining the two go hand in hand. The zing from the orange and the sweet of the pomegranates are classic. Top with smooth creamy feta and crunchy almonds for a taste and texture like no other.
The orange in the vinaigrette adds the perfect splash of extra zing to the dish. This is going to be one of those salad recipes that will take most by surprise on how amazing it is. Orange pomegranate salad is definitely unique but the flavor combination works!
This orange pomegranate salad is amazingly fresh, and it will taste best if the ingredients are fresh as well. Buy ingredients close to when you are going to make it so that the lettuce is fresh, the oranges firm and pomegranates dark red. You can save yourself time by buying pre-packaged romaine already cut up and washed. I would however make sure you still rinse your greens to be extra safe. You can also find pomegranate arils in plastic cups in the produce section of the grocery store, if you don’t want to de-seed your own. See below for tips on how to de-seed a pomegranate.
This salad dressing is wonderful and unique. It adds a splash of zest to this orange pomegranate salad that is so enticing with your first bite!
I love salad! There are endless possibilities and sometimes when you think outside of the box, the most incredible combinations can occur. This orange pomegranate salad is a perfect example of that. The explosion of flavor in this recipe is beyond good. The oranges give this salad a citrus burst and the pomegranates throughout add a fun and distinctive texture.
This dressing is divine. You may not want to use it just for this salad. Feel free to use it on any salad your heart desires. It’s zingy, fresh and bright. It will liven up any thing you wish to use it on.
Pomegranates are a unique fruit, since you actually only eat the seeds. They are extremely healthy and taste so good. But getting your hands on them can be difficult. I love the color, flavor and crunch they add to this orange pomegranate salad. So here is one way to cut and deseed your pomegranates. Remember they can stain so take care about what you wear and use a plastic cutting board, as it can stain wood.
Now if you don’t want to deal with taking the time do this or the mess, you can buy the arils already deseeded. Here is a great tip on how to de seed pomegranates in a timely manner. Pomegranates help enhance all fruit salads!
A fresh side salad like this one can always be changed up or added to you see fit. Here are some suggestions of add in and variations to this crisp winter salad.
Pomegranates are such a fun thing to eat and they are so good for you. It only makes sense to use them in as many ways as possible while they’re in season. Most the time pomegranates are used as a garnish, but in these recipes they are a key ingredient. Get the most from your hard earned arils and make one of these recipes today!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Author Alyssa Rivers
Servings 8 Servings
A delicious salad made with fresh oranges and pomegranate then topped with feta cheese and an amazing dressing!
Whisk together the olive oil, apple cider vinegar, orange juice, orange zest, and salt and pepper.
In a medium sized bowl add the romaine lettuce, oranges, pomegranate, feta, and sliced almonds. Toss with the dressing until coated. Add a crack of salt and pepper.
Updated on December 6, 2020
Originally Posted on January 5, 2015
Calories141kcal (7%)Carbohydrates9g (3%)Protein3g (6%)Fat11g (17%)Saturated Fat3g (15%)Cholesterol8mg (3%)Sodium180mg (8%)Potassium193mg (6%)Fiber2g (8%)Sugar6g (7%)Vitamin A2205IU (44%)Vitamin C30mg (36%)Calcium85mg (9%)Iron1mg (6%)
All nutritional information is based on third party calculations and is only an estimate. Each recipe and nutritional value will vary depending on the brands you use, measuring methods and portion sizes per household.