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Low Carb Citrus Salad
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5 from 1 vote

Low Carb Citrus Salad

A light and fruity low carb salad. The flavor combination balances out any bitterness from the arugula and makes for a delicious side salad. The fennel pairs perfectly with grapefruit, mango, avocado and lime juice.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: fennel, Healthy, Low Carb, Salad, Salad Dressing
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 74kcal


  • 4 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 2 cups baby arugula leaves
  • 1 mango peeled and chopped
  • 6 pieces grapefruit
  • 2 stalks Scallions chopped
  • ½ cucumber peeled, cubed
  • ½ avocado peeled, cubed
  • 1 bulb and fronds fennel thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup lime juice


  • Using a large bowl, combine the washed baby spinach and arugula.
  • Add the cucumber, fennel, mango, scallions, avocado to the bowl of arugula and spinach. Toss to combine.
  • Combine the vinegar and lime juice and pour over the salad mixture and toss.
  • Arrange the salad onto individual salad plates or bowls. Top each salad with two slices of grapefruit and sprinkle with fennel fronds.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.


Calories: 74kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 41mg | Potassium: 494mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 2553IU | Vitamin C: 30mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 1mg