Orange, Date and Almond Salad

Orange, Date and Almond Salad


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A Middle Eastern fruit salad which combines oranges, dried fruit and nuts in a spicy syrup. Delicious!

Serves: 4 

  • 4 oranges
  • 1/3 cup dried apricots, halved
  • 2 tablespoons blanched almonds, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 star anise
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 6 cloves
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 cup dried figs, sliced
  • 1/2 cup seedless dates, halved

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Peel oranges and remove the pith. Cut into segments. Place in a bowl with apricots, almonds and mint.
  2. In a saucepan, combine water, star anise, cinnamon, cloves and honey. Simmer uncovered 10 minutes or until syrupy. Add figs and dates and let cool. Discard star anise, cinnamon and cloves.
  3. Pour the cooled syrup over the oranges and mix well.

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