Mindy Kobrin’s winter sweet and savory salad

 Get a hit of Vitamin C with this tasty saladThe recipe for this refreshing salad is from Mindy Kobrin. Mindy is a cooking, lifestyle, and entertaining expert. Her philosophy is simple and delicious: “Don’t Worry, Eat Happy.”
 
For many years, Mindy served as the Development Director of Fundraising for The Princess Grace Foundation and HSH Prince Albert of Monaco II and The Princely Family. In this position Mindy directed fundraising and corporate sponsorship. She also planned hundreds of events and galas for distinguished international guests.
 
Now with Mindy's Meals on Heels, Mindy brings her varied experiences to helping families plan simple, tasty, seasonal meals. 
 
Try her delicious salad. It serves four and can be prepared in 10 minutes.
 
Ingredients:
2 Ruby Red grapefruits
2 Navel oranges
2 Blood oranges
2 Tbsp. toasted almonds or pine nuts, coarsely chopped
½ shallot, peeled and minced (option to add a few fennel slices, too)
3 Tbsp. olive oil
1 Tbsp. Sherry or Champagne vinegar
½ tsp. Agave honey
Pinch of ground cayenne pepper
Salt to taste
Fresh flat-leaf parsley, mint or tarragon leaves, chopped for garnish
 
Preparation:
Make rounds of each citrus fruit after removing white pithy skin from each. Place prepared citrus in a large bowl.
Lightly toast almonds over medium heat in a pan for 1 or 2 minutes. Remove from heat and chop. Set aside.
Peel and mince shallot over a small bowl. Add oil, vinegar, honey, cayenne pepper and salt. Stir dressing until well combined. Add salt to taste. Drizzle the dressing over citrus rounds and sprinkle top with toasted chopped nuts.
Garnish with fresh herbs and serve immediately.
 
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