Just in time for spring or summer entertaining, enjoy this elegant fruit salad recipe: Layered Fresh Citrus Salad with Mint. A beautiful presentation, all you need is assorted citrus fruits, some mint, and Sweetened Dried Lemon Slices. Layer on a beautiful serving platter, and top with sprinkled sugar and mint.

Layered Fresh Citrus Salad with Mint

What will be gracing our Easter dinner table this year? This simple, deconstructed citrus salad, topped with a sprinkle of mint sugar! Layered Fresh Citrus Salad with Mint is a beautiful presentation, and anyone can make it! You may also enjoy this Layered Orange Beet Fennel Salad or Carrot Prune Fresh Parsley Ribbon Salad recipes!

Layered Fresh Citrus Salad with Mint Recipe

Citrus Salad

This time I took a beautiful wood platter that my husband made me from one of the trees on our property, and made a very simple, elegant Fresh Citrus Salad with Mint.

This would be a lovely salad to make for Easter, as it’s a beautiful presentation.

You could even add a few berries on top!

It couldn’t be easier, and it looks gorgeous on a big, platter of your choice.

How to Make Fruit Salad

For this recipe, follow the easy instructions below, but if you are not big citrus fans, then you may love my Fresh Fruit Salad with Poppyseed Dressing or Grilled Fruit Salad with Creamy Lime Dressing [A Spicy Persepctive], or Basil Fruit Salad [Barefeet in the Kitchen].

Layered Fresh Citrus Salad

Years ago, we visited the Gaither family home in Alexandria, Indiana.

Visiting Grover’s Corner

We stayed in the little farmhouse that was Bill Gaither’s grandparents’ place, Grover’s Corner. Grandpa Grover’s farm had no internet or television, but had a sweet round table in the kitchen, where my hubby and I would have coffee every morning, and the family piano in the living room (the 2 things I vividly remember). Of course I spent hours playing the piano, as Paul was off speaking.

It was a beautiful few hours, where I got lost in the music–books that I thumbed through and found my favorite hymns and classic Gaither pieces, playing the beautiful heirloom piano. Just this week, I remembered a book that my mom loved, and a favorite quote of hers from Gloria Gaither. It reminded me of how quickly we are moving through life now, and how much I want to hold tight to the sounds, the memories, the moments that we have today.

Hold tight to the sound of the music of living, Happy songs from the laughter of children at play; Hold my hand as we run through the sweet fragrant meadows, Making mem’ries of what was today. We have this moment to hold in our hands and to touch as it slips through our fingers like sand; Yesterday’s gone and tomorrow may never come, But we have this moment today.- Gloria Gaither

Our 3 kids are home this weekend. Of course our mommy and daddy hearts couldn’t be happier. I wish we could freeze the moments, but we can’t.

Layered Fresh Citrus Salad Recipe
Layered Fresh Citrus Salad with Mint

With Easter right around the corner, for this salad, all you need is assorted citrus fruits, some mint, and Sweetened Dried Lemon Slices. (I buy these at Trader Joe’s, and here’s another fabulous recipe to try with these lemons!)

If you’re being asked to bring a salad for Easter, this is the perfect dish to present to the host, and you can even slice and arrange it right before serving!

Enjoy, and take a moment today to appreciate the little things that we all take for granted!

Fresh Citrus Salad with Mint

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Layered Fresh Citrus Salad with Mint

An elegant fruit salad recipe with assorted citrus fruits, some mint, and Sweetened Dried Lemon Slices, layered on a giant platter.


  • 6-8 assorted citrus fruits, ruby red grapefruit, cara cara oranges, blood oranges and tangerines, thinly sliced
  • 10-12 pieces Sweetened Dried Lemon Slices
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh mint leaves, chopped or small pieces
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar, optional


  • Using a good serrated knife, thinly slice the fruit and arrange on a large platter.
  • Layer the different sizes, colors and flavors, starting with the largest slices on the bottom (the grapefruit).
  • Right before serving, sprinkle sugar over the fruit (optional).
  • Sprinkle with fresh, chopped mint leaves, and top with Sweetened Dried Lemon Slices.
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Citrus Salad with Mint Recipe

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