Grapefruit, Onion, and Basil Salad

Grapefruit in a savory salad? While it may seem that this would not be a very good combination of flavors, the tartness of grapefruit really works well when added to other flavorful ingredients like basil, olives, and onions.

Grapefruit, Onion, and Basil Salad


  • 2 Grapefruit (trimmed and sectioned)
  • 1/2 Red Onion (thinly sliced)
  • 1/3 cup Olives (pitted and chopped)
  • 1 bunch Basil (roughly chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons Chives (chopped)
  • 3 tablespoons Balsalmic Vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Salt & Pepper (to taste)


Step 1
Place the grapefruit on a serving tray in an overlap pattern.
Step 2
Sprinkle onions,olives, basil, and chive over the top.
Step 3
Drizzle oil and vinegar over the top.
Step 4
Salt and pepper to taste.