Almond Citrus Salad Recipe


This almond citrus salad is a delicious way to get in your fruits and vegetables for the day. With the citrus marinade combined with the fruit wedges, this salad has a sweet and tart taste you will love.

No need for a salad dressing as the flavor and moisture of the marinade is all you will need. Add the crunch and taste of the roasted almonds to delight your taste buds.

If you don't have too many WW points left for the day, skip the almonds and there are only 3 SmartPoints in this salad recipe.

Almond Citrus Salad

Add some baked chicken breast or turkey breast to this and make it a meal. Add a soup to complete your meal.

Below are the list of ingredients, directions, recipe nutrition information and Weight Watchers points.

Recipe Type:

Salad, Side Dish, Fruits

Degree of Difficulty:



  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 2 Tbs white wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbs almond or vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbs honey
  • 2 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 2 navel oranges, peeled
  • 1/2 Grapefruit, peeled
  • 6 cups torn spinach leaves
  • 2/3 cup slivered almonds, toasted


  1. Mix juice, vinegar, oil, honey, ginger, salt and pepper flakes in blender for the marinade.
  2. In medium bowl, combine orange and grapefruit sections and marinade. Marinate for at least 10 minutes.
  3. Toss spinach with marinade and fruit mixture.
  4. Sprinkle toasted sliced almonds on top.

Cooking Times

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: n/a

Nutrition Facts for Almond Citrus Salad

Nutrition facts shown below are per serving. The number of serving is noted in the header section below. The serving size is the first item noted on the nutrition facts table.

Nutrition Per Serving

Number of Servings: 4
Serving Size 1 salad
Calories 282
Total Fat 19.1g
      Sat Fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 182.9mg
Total Carbohydrates 25.7g
      Fiber 5.6g
      Sugar 15.5g
Protein 7.2g

Weight Watchers Points

7 pts
7 pts
6 pts
5 pts

The orange juice, orange and grapefruit wedges and spinach were not included when calculation the WW points.


While the toasted almonds give this almond citrus salad lots of crunch and flavor, you can skip those to reduce your calories, fats, points, etc.

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