← Back to Search Results
Orange and Red Onion Salad Valencia Recipe-8860

Photo by: Mark Shapiro
Comments: 0


Slices of juicy navel oranges tossed with crisp red onion makes for a really refreshing combination, especially when fresh mint is added. This is lovely with many spicy dishes as it has a cooling quality. If the oranges have been refrigerated, allow them to sit for an hour or so at room temperature before making the salad; they should be cool but not cold.

Yield: Serves 6


  • 6 seedless navel oranges, peeled, pith removed and cut into ¼-inch (5 mm) slices
  • 1 large red onion, halved and very thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL)  extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ tsp (2 mL) salt
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh lemon juice
  • 8 fresh mint leaves, cut into thin strips


1. In a large bowl, combine oranges and onion. Add olive oil, salt, lemon juice and mint; toss to coat well. Let sit for a few minutes before serving.

© 1999, 2007 Kathleen Sloan-McIntosh

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information is based on 6 servings.

119kcal (6%)
68mg (7%)
85mg (141%)
19mcg RAE (1%)
0mg (0%)
197mg (8%)
1g (3%)
5g (7%)
0mg (2%)

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.

Sign up for
The Cookstr Weekly

Free handpicked cookbook recipes delivered straight to your inbox

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

the-sushi-experience The Sushi Experience
by Hiroko Shimbo
the-deen-bros-take-it-easy-quick-and-affordable-meals-the-whole-family-will-love The Deen Bros. Take It Easy...
by Bobby Deen, Jamie Deen
nancy-silvertons-sandwich-book Nancy Silverton's Sandwich ...
by Nancy Silverton
lucid-food Lucid Food
by Louisa Shafia
everyday-chinese-cooking Everyday Chinese Cooking
by Katie Chin, Leeann Chin
the-provence-cookbook The Provence Cookbook
by Patricia Wells
the-bread-bible The Bread Bible
by Rose Levy Beranbaum
gluten-free-and-vegan-holidays Gluten-Free and Vegan Holidays
by Jennifer Katzinger
flavor Flavor
by Rocco DiSpirito
the-whole-beast-nose-to-tail-eating The Whole Beast: Nose to Ta...
by Fergus Henderson
ice-creams-and-sorbets-cool-recipes Ice Creams and Sorbets: Coo...
by Lou Seibert Pappas
parents-need-to-eat-too Parents Need to Eat Too
by Debbie Koenig
jacques-torres-a-year-in-chocolate-80-recipes-for-holidays-and-special-occasions Jacques Torres' A Year in C...
by Judith Choate, Jacques Torres

Thanks for signing up!

You'll receive an activation email in your inbox shortly. Don't forget to click that link and activate your new Cookstr.com account!

Already a member? Sign in here

Sign up for Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new cookbooks, Cookstr features, and other exclusives we know you'll love
By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
New to Cookstr? Sign up here
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?