Celebrate citrus season with these twenty healthy savory recipes made with oranges, lemons, limes or other citrus fruit.
As much as I miss the summer months full of trips to the farmers market and visits to the peach orchard, there is always one seasonal winter fruit that cheers me up: LEMONS! Additionally, it is also the ideal time of year to consume other types of citrus including oranges, grapefruits, limes and more. To help you make the most of the citrus season, here are 20 savory citrus recipes to inspire you to eat seasonally all year long!
Za’atar Spiced Grilled Chicken
These Za’atar Spiced Grilled Chicken breasts are tender and juicy thanks to a simple marinade of lemon juice, olive oil, garlic and za’atar.VIEW RECIPE Pin
roasted sweet potatoes with citrus dressing
These roasted sweet potatoes are tossed with a bright and fresh citrus dressing as well as cilantro, shallot, and chive. A simple yet flavorful side dish!VIEW RECIPE
Grapefruit and Spinach Salad with Glazed Mahi Mahi
With Grapefruit in its prime, you’ll love this wonderfully fresh and flavorful salad! Tossed with delicious Florida Red Grapefruit along with spinach, yellow bell peppers and pistachios, and topped with a grapefruit glazed, pan seared Mahi Mahi, this salad is fresh, healthy and fabulous!VIEW RECIPE
Spaghetti Squash GremolataVIEW RECIPE
ORANGE BEEF STIR FRY
Make your own take-out with this recipe for orange beef stir fry. The recipe features sirloin steak cooked in a sweet and savory sauce and tossed with fresh orange segments. The sauce only has 4 ingredients!VIEW RECIPE
Lebanese Tabbouleh Salad with Quinoa
A twist on the popular Lebanese dish, Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad is filled with fresh flavors, naturally gluten free and great for making in advance.VIEW RECIPE Pin
Tahitian Vanilla Seared Scallops with Lemon Coconut Risotto
Tahitian Vanilla Seared Sea Scallops with Lemon Coconut Risotto and Vanilla Bean Buerre Blanc Serves 4-6VIEW RECIPE
SLOW COOKER ASIAN CITRUS PORK TENDERLOIN RECIPE
This Slow Cooker Asian Citrus Pork Tenderloin recipe is a perfect addition to your family’s weekly menu. It’s easy to make, and full of flavor. A nice change from chicken!VIEW RECIPE
Honey Mustard Salmon
A quick and easy weeknight dinner, roasted salmon is brushed with a fresh and flavorful honey mustard sauce the whole family will love.VIEW RECIPE Pin
PALEO LEMON SHRIMP STIR FRYVIEW RECIPE
ROASTED CAULIFLOWER STEAKS WITH MEYER LEMON RELISH
Hearty roasted cauliflower steaks served with a piquant Meyer lemon relish made with shallots and fresh herbs.VIEW RECIPE
Easy Oven-Baked Chicken Fajita
Need a quick meal that’s BURSTING at the seams with flavour? This Easy Oven-baked Chicken Fajita with my homemade spice blend will soon be your family favourite. Guaranteed!VIEW RECIPE
Avocado Citrus Salad
Juicy citrus is paired with creamy avocado, spicy arugula and toasted pine nuts to create this simple, show-stopping salad.VIEW RECIPE
LEMON CHICKEN ORZO SOUP
This delicious Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup recipe is the perfect alternative to the traditional chicken soup. Packed with chicken, orzo, and kale, and a twist of lemon, this fast and easy soup (30 min) will warm your soul on a chilly day!VIEW RECIPE
EASY SPICY ORANGE CHICKEN RECIPE
This easy Spicy Orange Chicken recipe is full of the amazing flavor you love, without restaurant-style calories!VIEW RECIPE
Creamy Lemon Spinach One-Pot Pasta
This Creamy Lemon Spinach One-Pot Pasta is a satisfying and simple weeknight meal that takes just 30 minutes to make! There’s no need to drain the pasta and it’s dairy-free.VIEW RECIPE
Cilantro Lime PopcornVIEW RECIPE
Roasted Chicken with Lemon and Garlic
1 hour 10 minutes
The ultimate comfort food, this roasted chicken is seasoned with lemon, garlic and salt to create the most perfectly tender and delicious dinner.VIEW RECIPE Pin
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9 thoughts on “20 Savory Citrus Recipes”
I have not even had breakfast yet and I am craving spaghetti squash with gremolata now! What a gorgeous round-up. I love citrus season. Thank you for including me!
Omg I know!! That sounds so good!
Thanks so much for including my Lemon Chicken Orzo soup in this collection…I love all these recipes! I see so many I want to try!
It was my pleasure!! Love the recipe!
My citrus cravings are THROUGH THE ROOF…so this roundup is making me a very happy girl!
Omg I craved it so much when I was pregnant!!! Hope you’re feeling good!
Beautiful round-up! Maybe one of the only redeeming things about the winter season is the FABULOUS citrus!!! Thank you so much for including my blood orange quick bread! (The best citrus ;) )
Of course!! My pleasure!