Cara Cara Orange Panzanella

Here's a cheerful and fresh salad for you - Cara Cara oranges, tomatoes, red onion, and arugula mixed with a little oil and breadcrumbs make a delicious panzanella. 

Cara Cara Orange Panzanella | This Healthy Table

We've had so much rain this past week and it seems like the roads a mess of mud and leftover salt. Everything just seems a little cold and damp. And, I went to the doctor the other day and found out I have a vitamin D deficiency (not surprising, because my skin has not seen the sun in months). So I need fresh food - I need it as a visual pick-me-up and as fuel for my body. The citrus fruit is just gorgeous right now - I counted at least 10 kinds of oranges at the store yesterday. I have a bit of a bad habit of touching every fruit or veggie I'm interested in...something I'm sure my fellow shoppers really appreciate, and I just get too excited when something is in season and there is a bunch of it. Anyways, the Cara Cara oranges were looking awesome and I thought they'd be great in this salad. 

Cara Cara Orange Panzanella | This Healthy Table

Even if you're have a rainy day, I hope you enjoy this bright salad! 


Yield: 4 servings

Cara Cara Orange Panzanella

Cara Cara oranges, tomatoes, red onion, and arugula mixed with a little oil and breadcrumbs make a delicious panzanella.

prep time: 20 minscook time: total time: 20 mins

ingredients

  • 3 cups stale bread, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • Cara Cara oranges, peeled and sliced into rounds
  • 3 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups arugula
  • juice of one lemon
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 1/4 cup olive oil

instructions

  1. Add all the ingredients to a large bowl and toss to combine.
  2. Allow salad to sit for 5 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, so the bread can soak up some olive oil.

calories

253

fat (grams)

15

carbs (grams)

29

protein (grams)

4

sugar (grams)

8

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