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Avocado Citrus Toss Recipe

Avocado Citrus Toss Recipe

"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. YIELD: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

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.

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.