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Citrus Avocado Salad Recipe

Citrus Avocado Salad Recipe

This recipe nicely showcases grapefruit and oranges, which are at their peak around the holidays. Citrus fruits pair well with a sweet dressing.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 12 cups torn salad greens
  • 2 medium grapefruit, peeled and sectioned
  • 2 medium navel oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • 2 medium ripe avocados, peeled and sliced
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings
  • DRESSING:
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons poppy seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated onion

Directions

  • 1. In a large salad bowl, gently toss the greens, grapefruit, oranges, avocados and red onion. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the dressing ingredients; shake well. Drizzle over salad and toss to coat. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 186 calories, 14 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 116 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 2 g protein.