Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Grapefruit, Onion, and Basil Salad

Prep Time: 10 min Level: Easy
Yield: 6 to 8 servings


2 grapefruits, trimmed of skin and cut into large slices
1/2 red onion, peeled and thinly sliced
1/3 cup pitted chopped black olives
1 bunch basil, leaves thinly sliced (about 1 cup)
2 tablespoons chopped chives
3 tablespoons aged balsamic vinegar
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
Salt and freshly ground black pepper


Place the grapefruit slices in a slightly overlapping pattern on a serving platter. Sprinkle the onion slices over the grapefruit. Then sprinkle the olives. Top with the basil and chives. Drizzle the balsamic vinegar and olive oil over the salad. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and serve.


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