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Citrus Burst Salad | Easy Summer Spring Salads

What is Citrus Burst Salad?

Citrus Burst Salad is a medley of citrus fruits and ingredients which help heal Inflammation in our body. Best served chilled as a meal or snack

What are Anti Inflammatory Foods?

Inflammation in common terms means “a localized physical condition in which part of the body becomes reddened, swollen, hot, and often painful, especially as a reaction to injury or infection.” This inflammation could be dermal (skin level) or even on the internal organs (throat / abdomen / gut / intestine / digestive tract / lungs etc)Be it due to injury or otherwise, certain foods are known to be proven effective as Anti Inflammatory foods -turmeric being the oldest of them in Hindu tradition. A poultice of ground fresh turmeric is said to have been applied to the kings / soldiers during the mythological times. 

Citrus Burst Salad is a medley of citrus fruits and ingredients which help heal Inflammation in our body. Best served chilled as a meal or snackPin
Citrus Burst Salad is a medley of citrus fruits and ingredients which help heal Inflammation in our body. Best served chilled as a meal or snack

What are other Anti Inflammatory foods commonly found ?

Similar foods include wholegrains, citrus based fruits, garlic and onions, olive oil, Curd, fatty fish, dark leafy greens (like fenugreek/ spinach / kale etc), nuts, low fat dairy, bell peppers, tomatoes, ginger and beets. There are many many more. So today, we have a super simple but yummy Citrus burst salad with a mild dressing. Make it for summertime meals or party / potlucks. I am sure it would be a winner all the way.. 

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Citrus Burst Salad is a medley of citrus fruits and ingredients which help heal Inflammation in our body. Best served chilled as a meal or snackPin


Prep time : 15 mins, No cook, Serves : 2 
Ingredients for CItrus Burst Salad:

  • 12 Orange Segments
  • 6 Sweet Lime segments
  • 1/4 cup Carrots (cut into thin strips)
  • 1/4 cup Cucumbers (cut into thin strips)
  • 1/3 cup deseeded tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup Bell Peppers (deseeded and cubed)
  • 1/4 cup Pineapple cubes

Dressing:

  • 1/2 TBSP Lime Juice
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Warm olive oil (opt.)
  • 1 tsp Crushed Mint leaves

Method to make Citrus Burst Salad:

  1. Mix all the salad ingredients, Chill well. Similarly mix all dressing ingredients. Keep aside.
  2. Just before serving, toss the salad in the dressing and serve immediately
Citrus Burst Salad is a medley of citrus fruits and ingredients which help heal Inflammation in our body. Best served chilled as a meal or snackPin

Citrus Burst Salad | Easy Summer Spring Salads

Kalyani
Citrus Burst Salad is a medley of citrus fruits and ingredients which help heal Inflammation in our body. Best served chilled as a meal or snack
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Chilling time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine International
Servings 2 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 12 Orange Segments
  • 6 Sweet Lime segments
  • 1/4 cup Carrots cut into thin strips
  • 1/4 cup Cucumbers cut into thin strips
  • 1/3 cup tomatoes deseeded
  • 1/4 cup Bell Peppers deseeded and cubed
  • 1/4 cup Pineapple cubes
  • 1/2 TBSP Lime Juice
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Warm olive oil opt.
  • 1 tsp Mint leaves crushed

Instructions
 

  • Mix all the salad ingredients, Chill well. Similarly mix all dressing ingredients. Keep aside.
  • Just before serving, toss the salad in the dressing and serve immediately
Keyword Anti Inflammatory, Citrus salad, Easy salad, Salad, Spring, Summer, Summer Salad, Superfoods
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21 Comments

  1. Sandhya Ramakrishnan

    Oh lovely! Perfect blend for warm summer afternoons 🙂

  2. Varada's Kitchen

    So colorful! Very interesting combination of flavors.

  3. vaishali sabnani

    Looks fantastic with those colors !

  4. cookingwithsapana

    Love all those citrusy flavors going in the salad.

  5. Love the mix of veggies and fruits. yum

  6. MySpicyKitchen

    Citrus salad looks so refreshing. Yes it is a nice light meal for summers with health benefits.

  7. I love salads. Fortunately my son likes it too! The bowl looks so colorful.

  8. Nalini's Kitchen

    Simple yet colorful looking salad..

  9. Gayathri Kumar

    Such a colourful salad. Looks so yum Kalyani..

  10. So colourful and very informative too..and yes I never would have thought of this simple dish..thank you

  11. Looks so fresh and tasty! Want to grab a bowl right away

  12. Priya Suresh

    I want this healthy,catchy and colourful salad.Loving it to the core.

  13. Chef Mireille

    this looks so colorful and inviting but would never think of adding tomato with fruit

  14. That is one very colorful and very flavorful salad. Love the use of citrus fruits and can imagine the burst of citrus in every bite.

  15. Very colorful and interesting ingredients in the salad.

  16. Chef Mireille

    5 stars
    I have only recently been learning about anti inflammatory foods. this is such useful information and the salad looks so delicious. I can’t wait to try it!

  17. Shobha Keshwani

    5 stars
    Perfect one for the upcoming summer. It is really enjoyable to have fruit salads and juices on hot days.

  18. 5 stars
    Ek bowl yahan bhi plss.i love the citrus fruits a lot and when made as a salad it is so refreshing and filling

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