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Avocado Citrus Salad

 Avocado Citrus Salad
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
8-10 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 234 calories, 19 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 134 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 3 g protein.