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Citrus Avocado Salad

This recipe nicely showcases grapefruit and oranges, which are at their peak around the holidays. Citrus fruits pair well with a sweet dressing. —Sonia Candler, Edmonton, Alberta
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    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, pitted and cut into chunks
  • 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

  • Gently toss the first five ingredients. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the dressing ingredients; shake well. Drizzle over salad; toss to coat.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 175 calories, 13g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 136mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch.

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  • DaniCalifornia
    Nov 22, 2011

    I thought this was fresh, delicious and different. I really enjoyed this salad.