Avocado Citrus Salad Recipe
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Avocado Citrus Salad Recipe

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We have a 2-1/2-acre avocado grove. It's located on a high slope just north of town. In the distance, we see foothills covered with avocado and citrus groves. Those two crops make a great combination in this salad. Friends always request it. —Dorothy Kostas, Escondido, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 8-10 servings


  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 medium ripe avocados, peeled and sliced
  • 8 to 10 cups torn salad greens
  • 2 medium oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 large grapefruit, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 medium pear, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup green grapes
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 234 calories, 19g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 134mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 4g fiber), 3g protein.


  1. In a small bowl, combine oil, vinegar, sugar and salt. Add avocados. In a large salad bowl, toss remaining ingredients. Pour the dressing over salad and gently toss to coat. Serve immediately. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Originally published as Avocado Citrus Salad in Country Extra January 1998, p51

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sfergus User ID: 6740969 44852
Reviewed Apr. 7, 2013

"I have made this salad several times for friends/family...everyone loves it! Goes well for brunch or any type of fish."

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