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Avocado and Grapefruit Salad

Avocado and Grapefruit Salad

All You APRIL 2009

  • Yield: Serves 8
  • Prep time: 20 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$1.52


  • 4 pink grapefruit
  • 4 avocados
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 8 whole Boston lettuce leaves
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives


1. Peel a grapefruit, cutting away as much pith as possible. Over a bowl, cut flesh away from membranes and allow fruit to fall into bowl. Repeat with remaining grapefruit.

2. Halve avocados lengthwise and remove pits. Scoop out flesh with a spoon. With a stainless-steel knife, cut avocado lengthwise into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Sprinkle with 2 Tbsp. lime juice to keep from turning brown.

3. Whisk 2 Tbsp. lime juice with mustard, salt and pepper. Gradually whisk in oil.

4. Place lettuce leaves flat on a platter. Arrange grapefruit segments and avocado on top. Drizzle salad with dressing, sprinkle with chives and serve.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 270
  • Fat: 22g
  • Saturated fat: 3g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Carbohydrate: 19g
  • Fiber: 8g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 198mg

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