Pomegranate Citrus Salad

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This bright and colorful Pomegranate Citrus Salad is the PERFECT side dish for just about any meal this time of the year!

Pomegranate Citrus Salad from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)


The amount of citrus coming out of my kitchen (thanks to my weekly farmers market trips) is truly outrageous. I can't be stopped - so if you're anything like me, this Pomegranate Citrus Salad is the perfect recipe to use up all that fresh fruit!

When the height of citrus season rolls around, there's no messing around here. I am at the farmers market every Sunday morning when it opens to hoard all sorts of citrus! Cara Cara oranges, Sumos, Kishus, Blood Oranges, Satsumas, you name it. I can't get enough.

Without fail, I end up coming home with 10+ pounds of citrus on a weekly basis! You could just eat all those delicious fruits plain, but you could also turn them into a Citrus Salad that will rock your world!

Pomegranate Citrus Salad from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)

This recipe is loaded with 6 kinds of citrus, a few avocados and some pomegranate seeds to give it some flare. Add to that a lemon red wine vinaigrette and you won't make any other salad until citrus season is over!

Even MORE Citrus Recipes:

Pomegranate Citrus Salad

Author: Gaby Dalkin
5 from 1 vote
The most perfect citrus salad with pops of fresh pomegranates and a savory vinaigrette to bring it all together!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Salad
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 8 people


  • 2 naval oranges
  • 2 cara cara oranges
  • 2 pink grapefruits
  • 2 tangerines
  • 3 mandarin oranges
  • 2 blood oranges
  • 2 avocados, cut into wedges
  • ½ cup pomegranate seeds
  • kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper to taste

For the Citrus Vinaigrette

  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper to taste


  • Carefully slice the peel off the citrus. Cut the citrus into slices and carefully pop out any seeds. Arrange the citrus and avocados on a platter and season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with pomegranate seeds. 
  • Whisk together the ingredients for the vinaigrette, taste and adjust salt and pepper as needed. Serve the vinaigrette drizzled on top of the salad and serve immediately


Don't skip the avocado or pomegranate - they add so much with their opposing textures.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 282kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 13g | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 623mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 1345IU | Vitamin C: 92mg | Calcium: 79mg | Iron: 1mg
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  1. Made this last night on the fly for 2 so I used one of each fruit instead of two. I did make the dressing as written.... because dressing always right ? Absolutely a fabulous pairing with a meal to add another wonderful fresh flavor profile. Plus it’s colorful and fun. Get it !

  2. 5 stars
    Just loving an excuse to use more citrus! The pomegranate seeds and the genius of the avocado slices, make this gorgeous, on top of being delicious. Can't wait for this one!

5 from 1 vote

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