If you love citrus as much as I do, you’ll agree that there are very few other foods that are as delicious, refreshing, and versatile. Citrus is just perfect for adding a little flavor and zing to most dishes, and they tend to complement most flavors in an addictive way. And the best part is that you can use them with literally any meal you want and get a slightly different result depending on which citrus fruit you choose. Enjoy this list of 12 recipes for citrus lovers. Here you will find citrus recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and desserts.
1. Pancakes with citrus ricotta
Pancakes are the best breakfast and you know it. Don’t even try to deny it. Especially if you know how to make delicious pancakes and sprinkle them with delicious ricotta and citrus. This is definitely the perfect Sunday morning recipe.
2. Ombre Citrus Cream Pie
You might think it’s dessert, but I don’t mind having cake for breakfast. So, if you’re looking for a reason to eat dessert in the morning, you can use the same excuse. And trust me, this Citrus Buttercream Pie is worth it.
3. Citrus Coconut Chia Pudding
For those who prefer lighter breakfast options, here’s a Coconut Chia Pudding that will satisfy not only your needs but also your taste buds. It is very tasty and light, yet full of flavor. And since it’s chia pudding, you can quickly make it the night before and have it all ready for breakfast in the fridge.
4. Salad with citrus roasted beets
Salads are a popular lunch option, but they get old quickly if all you have is a classic Caesar salad or coleslaw. Here’s an exciting and flavorful salad full of vitamins and colorful ingredients to keep you full and happy.
5. Roasted Vegetable Grain Bowl with Citrus Dressing
Just because you like citrus doesn’t mean you have to eat real fruit in your meals. There’s a way to add something to your dishes with citrus-based sauces and dressings. This Roasted Vegetarian Grain Bowl with Citrus Dressing is a great example of how to add some citrus to your lunch.
6. Maple citrus salad with grilled chicken
Everyone knows that citrus and chicken are a great combination. These flavors complement each other so much that you literally can’t go wrong when you combine them. This salad has everything you need for lunch to fill you up, while the tangy and sweet flavors will also delight your taste buds.
7. Potatoes with fennel and clementine
This wonderful side dish can perfectly complement any dinner table. After all, who doesn’t like roast potatoes, especially when they are seasoned so well and the flavors of fennel and clementine go so well with this dish. Add a protein source like chicken, fish, chickpeas, or halloumi, and dinner is ready.
8. Fried cod in citrus and basil sauce
Dinner is often a time when the whole family gets together for dinner, so you want to make it a little special. This pan-roasted cod recipe is the perfect choice for a nice Sunday dinner. It is quite simple to make, but it will still look impressive when you have guests over.
9. Honey-lemon chicken with fried green beans
Honey lemon chicken is a true classic for all citrus lovers. This is a dinner option that never fails and is always satisfying. There are so many ways to do this and everyone has their own little tips and tricks. However, this one is particularly good.
10. Citrus cottage cheese
Citrus curd is so delicious that it can be served in rolls, cakes, pancakes, waffles, stirred into yogurts, poured over oatmeal or muesli… it doesn’t matter here. And this recipe gives you three options: pink grapefruit, blood orange, and clementine.
11. Yogurt cake with blood orange
It has blood orange in the cake batter, in the frosting and even on top for decoration. Just look at this cake, do you even need another reason to try this recipe?
12. Pavlova with mascarpone, coconut cream and candied citrus
If you like light and sweet desserts – pavlava will suit you. This one is gluten free, comes with a coconut mascarpone cream to die for, and the citrus candied is the cherry on top. What more could you want?