Winter Salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette

A refreshing salad and showstopper: pops of color, sweet, cheesy, and a hint of bitter makes this salad perfect for any winter festivity.

December 2021
Vegetarian, Dinner, Sweet, Lunch



1/2 Cup organic grapefruit juice

2-3 Tbsp. Boykin Apiaries honey

1 tsp. Woodstock Dijon mustard

2-3 cloves organic garlic, minced

1” knob organic ginger, grated

Pinch of red pepper flakes

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

3/4 Cup Riojana olive oil


1 Bunch organic Red Russian Kale, washed

Pomegranate arils from 1 pomegranate

1-2 carrots, shredded

1/2 Cup BelGioioso parmesan, shredded

1-2 shallots, sliced

Grapefruit slices (optional)


Step 1

In a bowl, add your grapefruit juice, honey, Dijon, garlic, ginger, salt, and pepper together. Whisk to combine.

Step 2

While whisking, slowly drizzle in your olive oil until emulsified. Taste and adjust as needed. Allow to stand for 30 minutes for flavors to develop.

Step 3

Add your kale to a large platter. Drizzle over 1-2 Tbsp. of dressing. Using tongs, toss the kale around until all of it is coated with dressing.

Step 4

Add pomegranate arils, carrots, parmesan, shallots, and grapefruit slices if using. Spoon over more dressing. Serve the remaining dressing on the side.