Sunkist Grapefruit Avocado Salad Recipe

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Best with Sunkist® Grapefruit
 
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With their flavor and texture, Sunkist Grapefruit Avocado Salad is delicious as an appetizer or side salad.

Ingredients:

  • 3 Sunkist® grapefruits*
  • 1 Sunkist® lime, juice only
  • 2 medium avocados
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Salt, to taste
  • 3 cups baby lettuce mix

Instructions: (Makes 4 servings)

  • With sharp knife, cut ¼” rings horizontally around the avocados, being careful not to cut through the seed. Gently remove the rings one by one and remove the skin.
  • Evenly divide avocado rings on each of 4 plates, stacking the rings vertically on each plate (approx. 4 rings per plate) to create a tower.
  • Peel and segment 2 grapefruits, gently cut segments into bite-sized pieces and divide among the 4 plates, placing segments in the center of the avocado tower. Discard peel.
  • Slice 3rd grapefruit in half. Use one half to cut into 4 slices and juice the other half, reserve juice for dressing.
  • Next to the avocado and grapefruit tower, place a grapefruit slice and top with baby lettuce, evenly dividing among the plates.

    For the Dressing:
  • Whisk lime juice, olive oil, reserved grapefruit juice, and a pinch of salt, for dressing.

Nutrition Information (per serving):

(per serving) CALORIES 280, FAT 21g*, PROTEIN 3g, CARBOHYDRATE 27g, FIBER 9g, CHOLESTEROL 0mg, SODIUM 160mg, CALCIUM 6% DV, VITAMIN A 35% DV, VITAMIN C 140% DV, IRON 6% DV

*A majority of this fat is heart-healthy monounsaturated fat