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Sublime Citrus Dishes

Lemons, limes, and oranges bring such light, bright, kicky flavor to any meal. Here are some simple and sub-LIME ways to incorporate citrus into your meals.
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Some of the Zest Recipes to Try this Week

Sour yet also sweet, and saturated with a range of bold and sunny colors, citrus may at first seem like a risky or difficult ingredient to incorporate into most meals. Here’s a collection that can show you just how rewarding (and easy!) using these fruits can be, putting a refreshing twist on your desserts, poultry, salads, and seafood!

Picture Perfect

Citrus Fennel Whole Roasted Fish

Caramelized fennel and white beans melt in your mouth and come together with delicious, citrus-stuffed whole branzino. The lemon and blood orange pair amazingly with the mild and delicate flavors of the fish for a healthy dinner that tastes just as incredible as it looks.

When Life Gives You Lemons…

Citrus Orange Lemon Bars
Buy This Cook That

Make lemon bars! This traditional dessert gets revamped with an extra boost of citrus flavor.

One-Pan Wonder

One Pan Herb & Citrus Roast Chicken
Vodka & Biscuits

Lemon and orange juice add some zest to a garlic and herb marinade, taking your oven-roasted chicken to the next level. Plus, this dish can be put together all in one pan, making this a great no-fuss dinner.

Sugar, Spice, and Everything Nice

Vanilla Ice Cream with Clementines in Cinnamon Syrup
The Fit Mediterranean

Elevate your bowl of ice cream this week with clementines soaked in cinnamon syrup. This heavenly combination is not only delightfully sweet, but also has just the right amount of added spice.

Super Salad

Blood Orange and Fennel Salad
Jessica Gavin

Eating healthy doesn’t get any easier than this mixed greens salad that takes only 15 minutes to put together! Refreshing blood orange and mint perfectly accompany kale, spinach, and lettuce, and everything is tied together with a citrus and red wine vinaigrette.

Got a Piece of My Tart

Easy Mango and Lime Tarts
Mi Terruno Food

Lime and mango team up to bring bursts of refreshing, tropical flavor to this beautifully flaky tart. These are so simple to put together and make for a colorful and cute dessert!

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