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5 from 9 votes

Turkish Orange and Onion Salad Recipe

Turkish or Portakal Salatsi orange and onion salad goes perfect with grilled kebabs or any other grilled meat for that matter. Take it to your next picnic, and your friends will love you. This has a nice contrast of flavors of sweet and savory. 

Course Salad
Cuisine Turkish
Keyword fresh ingredients, healthy, low calorie, low fat, sweet and savory
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings: Change to adjust-> 6 servings
Calories 108 kcal
Author Analida Braeger




  1. Peel the oranges and remove the surrounding pith.
  2. Slice oranges to a thickness of ¼" and place on a large serving platter.
  3. Slice onion thinly. Place in a container and sprinkle with salt. Allow them to sit for about 10 minutes.
  4. Place onions on top of the sliced oranges. Scatter the olives on top.
  5. To prepare the dressing: In a small bowl whisk together olive oil,thyme, and oregano
  6. Drizzle over oranges.
  7. Serve with a sprinkling of sumac, and mint garnish.
Nutrition Facts
Turkish Orange and Onion Salad Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 108 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 277mg12%
Potassium 145mg4%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 6g7%
Vitamin A 210IU4%
Vitamin C 36.5mg44%
Calcium 36mg4%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.