Grapefruit, Mustard Green, and Date Salad Recipe

  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped shallot
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 small pink or red grapefruit
  • 1/4 lb young mustard greens, trimmed and cut into 1/2-inch pieces (2 cups)
  • 1/4 cup dried dates, pitted and chopped
  • Garnish: pomegranate seeds
  1. Stir together shallot and lime juice in a small bowl and let stand 5 minutes. Whisk in oil, sugar, and salt.
  2. Cut peel and any white pith from grapefruit with a sharp knife, then cut sections free from membranes. Toss mustard greens with dates in a large bowl.
  3. Just before serving, toss greens with dressing and salt to taste. Divide salad between 2 plates and top with grapefruit sections.