Mediterranean cuisine for every day

Potato & Fennel salad with Orange

3 comments Dec 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Salads and Dressings

This salad is a great side dish for meat but is also a great starter or small lunch. The fennel and the orange give lots of flavors and the potato adds volume to the dish.

Preparation time: 10 minutes

cooking time: 30 minutes

difficulty: easy


  • 15 oz of small potatoes
  • 1 fennel bulb
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 orange
  • 1 hand full of parsley
  • Oil and vinaugar
  • salt and pepper


Boil the potatoes, then peel them.

Meanwhile crush the peeled garlic clove in a mortar with some salt and pepper. Once you have a smooth paste, add the vinegar and the oil and mix well.

Peel the orange and cut into fillets.
Chop the parsley.
Wash the fennel and cut into thin slices.

Put the boiled, still warm, potatoes the fennel, the chopped parsley and the orange pieces into a bowl. Add the garlic dressing and mix well but carefully. Let it sit for a while to soak.


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  1. A wonderfully festive salad! What a fantastic flavor combo.

    Happy holidays!



  2. what a fantastic salad! I might have to make this for xmas. Yum!, love the fennel and citrus.

  3. Very very inviting and delicious looking.

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