32 Blood Orange Recipes to Make While They’re in Season
You’re craving something citrus-y. You could eat a regular old orange…or you could spring for a blood orange instead. Considering that the pretty fruit is officially in season, why wouldn’t you? Its flavor is subtly sweet with hints of bitter, tart grapefruit and juicy raspberries. Here are 32 blood orange recipes to try this winter that put its unique taste on display.
6. Mixed Citrus and California Avocado Salad with Poppyseed Dressing
Clementines, grapefruits and blood oranges will all taste equally divine drizzled in creamy coconut-lemon dressing.
10. Citrus Shortcake
Think of this shortcake as a massive dessert biscuit blanketed in fresh whipped cream. Keep the citrus fruit separate until you're about to serve your guests so the whipped cream stays in tip-top shape.
12. 3-Ingredient Blood Orange Granita
It's only three ingredients and 15 minutes away. Save even more time by using store-bought blood orange juice instead of freshly squeezed.
13. Ombré Citrus Upside-Down Cake
We can hear your guests' oohs and aahs already. Using a range of lemons and oranges makes for the most Insta-worthy dessert of all time.
14. Sheet Pan Cuban Chicken with Citrus Avocado Salsa
Healthy and effortless—our two favorite things. Can you believe it'll be on the table in less than an hour?
27. Blood Orange Yogurt Cake
Not only is there fresh blood orange juice in the batter, but it's also the key to the sweet-and-sour icing on top.
28. Blood Orange Avocado Quinoa and Kale Salad
It tastes even better the next day, so go ahead and make a double batch of the blood orange vinaigrette.
31. Slow-Roasted Citrus Salmon with Fennel and Parmesan
A more colorful bowl does not exist. Your new favorite dinner is loaded with salty grated Parm, fresh dill and tender egg noodles.
32. Blood Orange Frozen Yogurt
We don't care how cold is it outside—we're always down to indulge in a scoop or two of this sweet-tart delight.
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