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Sunny-Side Up Citrus Vegetable Salad Recipe

This sunny-side up citrus vegetable salad is sure to satisfy with an explosion of fresh flavor! Fresh-squeezed orange juice balanced with honey, soy sauce, and rice wine vinegar makes a light and refreshing dressing that balances perfectly with the snow peas and asparagus.

Servings: 4

Active time: 20 minutes

Total time:

Dressing Ingredients


  • 2 tsp orange zest
  • 2 Tbsp fresh-squeezed orange juice
  • 1/4 c low-sodium soy sauce
  • 3 Tbsp honey
  • 3 Tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1/4 c extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper


  1. Whisk all ingredients together and let stand. Prepare the vegetables and eggs.

Salad Ingredients

  • 4 oz green snow pea pods
  • 4 oz purple snow pea pods
  • 6 oz green asparagus, pencil-thin
  • 6 oz assorted petite heirloom tomatoes
  • 1 Tbsp canola oil
  • 4 Davidson's Safest Choice® pasteurized egg(s)
  • 1/2 tsp pink sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp fresh thyme leaves
  1. Wash all produce. Clean & trim snow peas and asparagus. Blanch until crisp, then shock cold in an ice water bath. Drain vegetables and slice tomatoes.
  2. Place canola oil into a frying pan over low heat. Crack eggs into hot pan and cook sunny-side up. Remove eggs from heat and assemble salad.
  3. Whisk dressing again to re-emulsify, then pour dressing over cold blanched pea pods and asparagus and toss to coat. Divide dressed vegetables onto 4 plates. Scatter sliced tomatoes evenly among the 4 plates.
  4. Top each salad with 1 sunny-side up egg. Mix pink sea salt and fresh thyme leaves together. Sprinkle salt/thyme mixture evenly over each salad. Serve immediately & enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size (1/4 of recipe)
Total Servings 4

Amount Per Serving:

Nutrition Category Amount
Calories 320
Calories from Fat 200
Total Fat 22g (34% DV)
Saturated Fat 4g (20% DV)
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 185mg (62% DV)
Sodium 900mg (38% DV)
23g (8% DV)
Dietary Fiber 3g (12% DV)
Sugars 18g
Protein 10g
Vitamin A 20%
Vitamin C 40%
Calcium 8%
Iron 20%

Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Davidson's Safest Choice® pasteurized eggs taste great and are safe for all your favorite egg dishes! Davidson's gentle water bath pasteurization reduces the risk of Salmonella in eggs without changing the nutrition or flavor. In fact, Davidson's pasteurized eggs have earned the Seal of Approval for exceptional flavor and culinary performance from the American Culinary Federation (ACF).

The Raw Egg Risk

Davidson's eggs aren't just good for sunny-side up or poached eggs. Consider all the recipes that feature raw eggs, like eggnog, Caesar salad dressing, raw cookie dough, custard and more. Take homemade ice cream, for example. Over a four-year period, more than 500 illnesses in the US were traced to Salmonella bacteria in homemade ice cream, according to the CDC. The ingredient at fault? Raw or undercooked eggs.