Fennel & Orange Salad

Fennel is a crunchy vegetable with a unique licorice flavour. This classic Mediterranean salad is refreshing and loaded with vitamins. It's perfect for impressing guests at home, or for a lunch on the go!
Course Salad
Cuisine Italian, Mediterranean
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 160 kcal
Author Kyla Matton Osborne


To make the salad:

  • 1 large fennel bulb sliced thinly
  • 3 Navel oranges peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 red onion sliced very thinly
  • 12 pitted Kalamata or other black olives cut in half lengthwise


  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Place the salad ingredients in a bowl. Set aside.
  2. Whisk vinegar, honey, and mustard together in a small bowl. 
  3. Gradually pour in the olive oil, whisking until emulsified. Season with salt and pepper. 
  4. Pour up to half of the vinaigrette onto your Mediterranean salad and toss lightly before serving. The rest of the vinaigrette can be stored in a sealed jar or bottle in the fridge for up to 4 days.