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Avocado and Pineapple Salad

Howard L. Puckett
Yield Makes 6 to 8 servings
This tasty and tropical salad is a great summer side dish that uses ingredients like fresh pineapple, avocado, red onion and orange juice to create a perfect flavor combination.

Ingredients

  • 8 cups iceberg or other crisp lettuce
  • 2 cups fresh pineapple chunks
  • 1 medium red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup white vinegar
  • 1/3 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 medium avocados, sliced
  • Fresh lime wedges

How to Make It

  1. Toss together first 3 ingredients in a large bowl. Whisk together oil and next 5 ingredients. Pour desired amount of dressing over salad mixture, and toss well. Spoon salad onto individual plates. Arrange avocado slices over salads; serve with lime wedges. Serve immediately.

    Peeling and Cutting a Pineapple