Radicchio Salad with Fennel & Blood Oranges

This crisp, citrus-kissed salad is just beautiful.

Ingredients:
4 cups radicchio, trimmed and sliced
2 blood oranges
½ red onion, thinly sliced
1 small fennel bulb, quartered, cored and thinly sliced
Sea salt and fresh ground pepper

Vinaigrette:
1 shallot, peeled and minced
⅓ cup freshly squeezed juice from a blood orange
⅓ cup red wine vinegar
1 teaspoon honey
¾ cup olive oil
Sea salt salt and fresh ground pepper

Method:
1. Add radicchio greens to a large mixing bowl. In a separate small bowl, whisk together the vinaigrette ingredients, seasoning with salt and pepper, to taste.

2. Using a sharp paring knife, cut the tops and bottoms off the oranges. Stand oranges up and slice to remove the peel and membrane. Then, slice oranges crosswise into thin wheels.

3. Add orange and fennel slices to the mixing bowl, along with the red onion. Drizzle lightly with the vinaigrette and taste. Drizzle more dressing and season with ground pepper as desired. Top with fennel fronds to serve.

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