Fennel Salad with Citrus Dressing

Total Time

Prep: 20 min.+ chilling


5 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
My family really enjoys crunchy fennel, which pairs well with citrus vinaigrette. The salad makes a nice addition to any meal.—Denise Elder, Hanover, Ontario
Fennel Salad with Citrus Dressing Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 large fennel bulb, thinly sliced
  • 1 small apple, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup sliced sweet onion
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  1. Combine fennel, apple and onion. In another bowl, whisk together dressing ingredients. Pour over salad; toss to coat. Refrigerate until serving.
To make ahead: Prepare dressing up to 3 days before serving.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 160 calories, 15g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 273mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 fat, 1/2 starch.