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Avocado and Grapefruit Salad

 Avocado and Grapefruit Salad
This simple colorful salad is easy to make. We eat a lot of grapefruit so I was happy to come up with this pleasing combination. The honey in the dressing enhances the taste of both fruits.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 Bibb or Boston lettuce leaves
  • 1 medium grapefruit, peeled
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and sliced
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • Place lettuce on two salad plates. Section the grapefruit over a bowl
  • to reserve juice. Arrange grapefruit sections and avocado slices on
  • lettuce.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the oil, vinegar, honey, salt and 1-1/2
  • teaspoons reserved grapefruit juice. Drizzle over salads; serve
  • immediately. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 256 calories, 20 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 155 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 3 g protein.