Orange, Red Onion & Basil Salad

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By Tom Parker Bowles

Published 2013

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One of the most refreshing salads I’ve ever eaten: the orange works in deft harmony with the onion, cutting a wonderfully zingy path through the palate.


  • 2 good oranges
  • 1 red onion, sliced into thin rings
  • 10 cherry tomatoes, halved


Slice off both ends of the oranges. Remove all the peel and pith using a small sharp knife, then cut into horizontal slices. Arrange the orange slices on a plate – nothing too anal, just keep it neatish. Scatter over the onion and tomatoes.

In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice and olive oil to emulsify; season well, then drizzle over the onions and tomatoes. Scatter with the