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Avocado Citrus Toss Recipe
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Avocado Citrus Toss Recipe

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"The light dressing doesn't mask the goodness of sweet citrus sections, crisp lettuce, crunchy almonds and mellow avocados," reports field editor Marie Hattrup of Sparks, Nevada
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 cups torn salad greens
  • 2 medium grapefruit, peeled and sectioned
  • 3 navel oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled and sliced
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • DRESSING:
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons poppy seeds
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 355 calories, 26 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 215 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 4 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large salad bowl, toss the greens, grapefruit, oranges, avocado and almonds. In a jar with tight-fitting lid, combine the dressing ingredients; shake well. Drizzle over salad and toss to coat. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Avocado Citrus Toss in Taste of Home June/July 2000, p8

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 355 calories, 26 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 215 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 4 g protein.

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Reviewed Feb. 15, 2014

Yum-O. I served the whole thing with a piece of perfectly cooked salmon and the acidity of the salad complemented the salmon perfectly. Also couldn't find white onions and left out the poppy seeds. With red onions the dressing was slightly pink, but I'm Ok with that.

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Reviewed Mar. 4, 2009

I tried this for a dinner party of 12 and it went over fabulous. The flavors in dressing are great. I subsituted thin Fuji apple slices instead of grapefruit but still using oranges. The recipe was taken home by many.

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Reviewed May. 11, 2008
This is excellent, and is my husband's favorite salad. Absolutely wonderful!
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