Mario Batali's Winter Citrus Salad

New Year Noms

The celebrity chef whips up some of his favorite dishes.
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Celebrity chef and "The Chew" co-host Mario Batali runs a global restaurant empire for a reason—the man makes good food. Start your New Year off right with one of his recipes for Winter Citrus Salad.


  • 2 large fennel bulbs trimmed
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 large blood oranges, peeled and segmented
  • 2 grapefruits, peeled and segmented
  • 1 cup fresh pomegranate seeds
  • Salt and pepper
  • Cooking Directions

    Use a mandolin or sharp knife to slice the fennel as thin as possible. Place the fennel slices in a bowl and toss with the lemon juice and olive oil. Add the blood orange and grapefruit segments and pomegranate seeds, season to taste with salt and pepper, and toss gently to mix.

    Arrange the fennel salad on 4 individual plates and serve.

    Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali.

    This recipe was styled by chef Karen Pickus for Good Morning America.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: fennel, lemon, blood orange, grapefruit, pomegranate seeds

    Course: Salad

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