Citrus Salad in Avocado Cups

Citrus Salad in Avocado Cups Recipe
Hands-on Time: 25 min., Total Time: 25 min.


Makes 4 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living Food for Today


1 tablespoon olive oil
4 teaspoons honey
2 teaspoons lime zest
6 tablespoons lime juice
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 large grapefruit, peeled and sectioned
2 medium-size oranges, peeled and sectioned
1/3 cup diced jicama
1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion
1/2 head red leaf lettuce, leaves separated


1. Whisk together first 6 ingredients in a small bowl. Combine grapefruit and next 3 ingredients in a medium bowl. Drizzle with 2 Tbsp. vinaigrette, tossing to coat.

2. Place lettuce on serving plates or a platter. Cut avocados in half; remove and discard seeds. Carefully remove avocado halves from peels, discarding peels. Rub 2 Tbsp. vinaigrette over avocado halves. Top lettuce with avocados, and spoon grapefruit mixture over avocados. Serve with remaining vinaigrette.

August 2009
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