40+ of the Best Citrus Recipes!

40 of the Best Citrus RecipesBe it a Pixi tangerine, a Ruby grapefruit, or a big, plump Sumo, I love juicy, sweet, perfectly ripe winter citrus as much as I do a plum pulled right from its tree in the summer.

My absolute favorite way to eat citrus is simply peeled and out of hand.  That said, there are so many divine creations to be made with all sorts or lemons, oranges, grapefruits, and so on.  From entrées to condiments, to desserts, the possibilities are endless.

Just find the number of the image that interests you and follow it to the recipe or article.  And those titles that aren’t numbered are more citrus recipes and articles from some other awesome food bloggers.

Off you go . . .

Cool Citrus Stuff

1.  How to Cut Citrus Segments and Slices
2.  What are Finger Limes?
3.  Introducing Sumo Citrus
4.  The Beauty of a Blood Orange
and . . .
Citrus 101 from Recipe Renovator

Citrus Salads

Citrus Salads5.  Winter Citrus Carpaccio
6.  Spicy Marinated Yellowtail and Mandarin Sashimi
7.  Honey Jalapeño Citrus Salad
8.  Grapefruit Avocado Salad
9.  Wilted Chard & Basil Sesame Grapefruit Salad
10.  Freshly Picked Satsuma Salad
11.  Fried Meyer Lemon Caeser Salad
12.  Roasted Kale Sprout Salad with Pickled Beets, Mandarins & Spicy Pecans
More salads . . .
Butter Lettuce with Avocado, Orange & Lime Vinaigrette from A Cedar Spoon
Lemon Caprese Salad from Cooking On The Front Burner

Citrus Sides

Citrus Sides13.  Crispy Steamed Asparagus
14.  Smoky Lemon Paprika Quinoa
and . . .
Red Quinoa with Citrus & Pistachios from Liz the Chef

Citrus Condiments

Citrus Condiments15.  Grapefruit Jalapeño Marmelade
16.  Lemon Caper Pesto
17.  Lime-Pickled Shallots
and . . .
Mandarin Orange Curd from Home Cooking Memories

Citrus Entrées

Citrus Entrees18.  Lemon Basil Pizza
19.  Meyer Lemon Red Chard Risotto with Pancetta
20.  Avocado Citrus Salsa with Cilantro Sautéed Whitefish
21.  Herbs de Provence Orange Roasted Chicken
More entrées . . .
Cilantro Arroz con Pollo in Citrus Marinade from Nibbles & Feasts
Lemon Garlic Pasta from Wonky Wonderful
Smoked Duck L’orange from This American Bite

Citrus Desserts & Drinks

Citrus Desserts and Drinks22.  Pixie Tangerine Mascarpone Ice Cream
23.  Ginger Citrus Pie
24.  Honey Ginger Broiled Grapefruit
25.  Minty Grapefruit Brûlée
26.  My Mom’s Meyer Lemonade
27.  Candied Citrus Peels
More desserts . . .
Blood Orange Pavlova from Kailley’s Kitchen
Blood Orange Up Side Down Cake from Recipe Renovator
Blueberry & Boysenberry Lemon Cheesecake Bars from Like Mother Like Daughter
Key Lime Coconut Ice Cream from Frugal Foodie Mama
Lemon Meringue Cookie Cups from Mom On Time Out
Meyer Lemon Angel Cake with Key Lime Ice Cream from Dieters Downfall
Lemon Sugar Cookies from Jen’s Favorite Cookies
Meyer Lemon Sorbet from Spoonful of Flavor
Sweet Orange & Almond Buns from Crumb
More drinks . . .
Blood Orange Gin Fizz from Girl in the Little Red Kitchen
Champagne Margaritas (with lime) from The Kitchen is my Playground
Fresh Orange Julius from Like Mother Like Daughter

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  1. says

    What a wonderful collection! The timing is perfect as I sit here in the back garden looking at lemons and limes I must use, also knowing there are wonderful tangelos in the front garden! Happy Citrus Season!

    • valentina says

      You’re so fortunate to be growing all of that citrus! I have a Meyer lemon tree and reap the benefits of my dad’s Naval orange and Satsuma trees. 🙂

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