Orange and Olive Salad

Orange and Olive Salad

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 10 min
  • Serving: Makes about 2/3 cup

The contrast in flavors in this orange and olive salad creates an addictive blend of tastes and textures. Use pitted, Green Kalamata olives and fresh seasonal oranges.


  • 4 oranges, peeled and cut crosswise into slices
  • 1/2 cup green Kalamata olives, pitted and halved
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2-1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon orange-flower water
  • Dash of sugar


  1. Put the slices of orange into a bowl with the olives and the chopped cilantro. Toss to combine and then sprinkle with some sea salt and a few grinds of fresh black pepper.
  2. In another bowl, vigorously whisk together the juice, oil, orange-flower water, and sugar. Pour over the orange and olive mixture and gently toss to coat.


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