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Avocado Citrus Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


8-10 servings

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


  • 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


  1. 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.

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