Frieda's Specialty Produce - Blood Orange

Overview

What is a Blood Orange?

  • Blood Oranges may look like regular oranges on the outside, but their inner flesh ranges from rosy-red to a deep burgundy purple. Their flavor is less acidic than a regular orange with light raspberry notes. The Moro Blood Orange variety is one of the most popular in the United States, having the darkest internal color.
  • Also available in organic.

How to Eat

  • Peel and enjoy alone, add to fruit salads or use for fresh-squeezed juice.

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Health Benefits

  • Great source of vitamin C.

How to Choose

  • Choose oranges that feel heavy for their size.

How to Store

  • Store refrigerated and use within 2 weeks.

When are they in season?

  • December through May (U.S.A.); August through November (Australia)

Where are they grown?

  • Product of U.S.A. or Australia

Recipes

Blood Orange, Fennel, and Arugula Salad

Blood Orange, Fennel, and Arugula Salad A simple and elegant salad that is truly a crowd pleaser. Add some roasted chicken breast to make a filling, main-course salad. Ingredients 1 large or 2 medium fennel bulbs 1 shallot, peeled 2 … Continue reading

Roast Beef and Blood Orange Salad

Roast Beef and Blood Orange Salad Ingredients 6 medium Blood Oranges 4 cups torn lettuce leaves 3 cups rare roast beef strips 1 cup thinly sliced half-rings or red onion Citrus Dressing 8 avocado slices Citrus Dressing 1 Blood Orange … Continue reading

Fruit Basket Crepes

Fruit Basket Crepes Ingredients: 8 Frieda’s French Style Crêpes, at room temperature 2 Kiwifruit or gold kiwifruit, peeled and diced 1 Asian pear, cored and diced 2 ripe bananas (or try red bananas), peeled and thinly sliced 1 navel orange … Continue reading

Mexican Fruit Salad

Mexican Fruit Salad Ingredients: 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup water 2 Frieda’s Cinnamon Sticks, broken 3 ripe Frieda’s Manzano Bananas, peeled and cut into ½-inch slices 1 tablespoon lime juice 2 Frieda’s Blood Oranges, or navel oranges, peeled 1 … Continue reading

Citrus Salad with Lemon Crème Dressing

Citrus Salad with Lemon Crème Dressing Ingredients 2 blood oranges, cara cara, or regular oranges, peeled 1 oroblanco, or regular grapefruit, peeled Lettuce leaves or mixed greens 1/4 cup light mayonnaise or mayonnaise-style salad dressing 1/4 cup low-fat plain yogurt … Continue reading

Citrus Sunshine Crepes

Citrus Sunshine Crepes Ingredients 1 navel orange 2 blood oranges or Cara Cara oranges 1 grapefruit (or oroblanco or melogold), 2 8-oz. cream cheese, room temperature 1/3 cup packed brown sugar 8 Frieda’s French Style Crêpes 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded … Continue reading