7 meal ideas with a hassle-free citrus twist

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7 meal ideas with a hassle-free citrus twist

From a 3-ingredient snack to a full-on glazed gammon, Woolies’ prepared fruit will cut your prep time in half. Throw some peeled-and-sliced citrus into these recipes.


When you’re languishing in the tedium of the same old meals, add a burst of citrus to give your morale a boost. There’s no shortage of meals to try this with and some surprising flavour combinations.

Dare to try the orange and garlic salad or turn everything you know about cake on its head with the upside-down grapefruit cake.

Tip: Cut down on food prep while doubling up on flavour by using the prepared fruit range from Woolworths in these recipes.

1. Lamb meatball gyros with cabbage slaw and yoghurt dip

Find the lamb meatball gyros recipe, here.

2. Spiced citrus, star anise, cardamom pancake stack

Use frozen pancakes to fix this pancake stack even faster.

Try the spiced citrus pancake stack recipe, here.

3. Avocado and citrus salad with a chilli-and-granadilla dressing

To assemble this super chilled citrus salad, just stack the avocado and citrus quarters and drizzle with the dressing. Add a little lemon juice and garnish with micro leaves and nasturtium flowers.

Find the avocado and citrus salad recipe, here.

4. Grapefruit upside-down cake

Use the Woolworths vanilla cake mix to make this a breezy 6-ingredient cake.

Try the grapefruit upside-down cake recipe, here.

5. A wintry orange and garlic salad

This simple salad sounds weird but it tastes great! The flavours dance in your mouth. You have to try it to believe us.

Find the wintry orange and garlic salad recipe, here.

6. Naartjie-glazed gammon with blueberries and star anise

Sunday lunch has never looked this decadent. You’re welcome.

Find the naartjie-glazed gammon recipe, here.

7. Caramelised orange and fennel mussels

Bite-sized deliciousness with a truly knockout cream sauce.

Try the caramelised orange and fennel mussels recipe, here.

Shop more prepared fruit at woolworths.co.za.

TASTE Article by: TASTE

The TASTE team is a happy bunch of keen cooks and writers, always on the look out for the next food trend or the next piece of cake.

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