Cara Cara Oranges

Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Cara Cara Navel Oranges

from Fruits and Veggies More Matters


  1. Beet Red Orange Salad. Toss together roasted beets, peeled and sliced Cara Cara navel oranges, and a citrus vinaigrette or a small amount of orange juice. Serve on watercress or as a side for grilled seafood, pork, or chicken.
  2. Fruity Pizza. Top a freshly toasted English muffin with low-fat cream cheese, grapes, strawberries, and Cara Caras in our Symphony of Fruit Pizza.
  3. Citrus Compote. Combine ruby red grapefruit, Cara Cara navel oranges, and other citrus fruits to make a citrus compote for pancakes, waffles, low-fat vanilla ice cream, or plain yogurt. Also try them in our Fresh Orange Compote w/Granola.
  4. A Vibrant Salad. Add color and pizzazz to any salad with the addition of Cara Caras. Try them tossed with greens, pecans, red onion, strawberries, and topped with a poppy seed dressing or in our Garden Goodies Salad!
  5. 100% Juice. Just squeeze fresh Cara Caras and enjoy!
  6. Right off the Tree. Enjoy Cara Cara navel oranges just as nature intended!
  7. Grilled to Perfection. Coat peeled and sliced oranges with olive oil, cilantro, and lime juice. Grill until thoroughly heated. Enjoy topped over fish or chicken.
  8. Cara Cara Frosty! Combine fat-free vanilla ice cream, 100% orange juice, and Cara Cara navel oranges in a blender for a quick, kid-approved snack or dessert! See Recipe
  9. Crepes. Fill homemade whole wheat crepes with a sweet orange sauce made with simmered Cara Cara navel oranges, berries, and 100% juice. Top with a small amount of powdered sugar and enjoy!
  10. Cara Cara Salsa. Combine orange peel, chopped oranges, tomato, cilantro, green onion, walnuts, and lime juice for a sweeter dipping experience!