Spicy Grapefruit Salad

Makes 8 servings

3/4 pound fresh spinach, trimmed, washed and torn (approximately 16 cups) 1/2 medium jicama, peeled and cut into thin strips
1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
3 Texas Rio Star Grapefruit, sectioned
*dressing recipe below

1. Mix spinach, jicama, and onion.
2. With a sharp knife, section grapefruit while working over a small bowl to catch the juice.
3. Reserve juice for dressing.
4. Cut the grapefruit segments and add to salad mixture.
5. Toss and chill.

Spicy Grapefruit Salad Dressing
2 teaspoons toasted poppy seeds 6 cloves garlic – finely chopped
2 tablespoons white-wine vinegar 2 tablespoons virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon coarse-grain mustard 1/2 teaspoon honey

1. Combine all ingredients, except poppy seeds, until creamy.
2. Season with salt and coarse-ground black pepper.
3. Drizzle dressing over salad mixture and toss.
4. Arrange on salad plates and garnish with toasted poppy seeds.

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