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Avocado Grapefruit Salad Recipe

Avocado Grapefruit Salad Recipe

Here's a simple salad to make. The dressing is light and pleasant— great complement to the two fruits.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:8-10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup white vinegar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons finely chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons poppy seeds
  • 4 medium pink or red grapefruit, peeled and sectioned
  • 4 medium avocados, peeled and cut into wedges
  • Bibb lettuce

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine the sugar, vinegar, onion, mustard and salt; stir until sugar is dissolved. Gradually whisk in oil. Stir in poppy seeds. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
  • 2. Just before serving, stir salad dressing. Arrange grapefruit and avocados on lettuce-lined plates; drizzle with desired amount of dressing. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 8-10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 389 calories, 34 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 132 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 2 g protein.