Grapefruit and Avocado Salad
Yield: Makes 4 servings
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Amount per serving
- Calories: 179
- Calories from fat: 55%
- Protein: 2.7g
- Fat: 11g
- Saturated fat: 1.7g
- Carbohydrate: 21g
- Fiber: 3g
- Sodium: 34mg
- Cholesterol: 0.0mg
- 2 ruby grapefruit (about 2 lb. total)
- 1 firm, ripe avocado (about 3/4 lb.)
- 2 heads Belgian endive (6 to 8 oz. total), rinsed and drained
- 6 tablespoons lime juice
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 4 teaspoons chopped salted roasted pistachios
- 1. With a sharp knife, cut peel and outer membrane from grapefruit. To release fruit segments, hold grapefruit over a bowl and cut between membrane and fruit. Squeeze membrane juice into bowl. Discard peel and membrane.
- 2. Cut avocado in half, pry out and discard pit, then pull skin from avocado and discard. Moisten avocado halves with a little of the grapefruit juice and set aside.
- 3. Trim discolored stem ends from endive. Finely sliver endive vertically and lay slivers on 4 salad plates.
- 4. Cut avocado halves vertically into slices. Arrange equal portions of avocado and grapefruit segments with endive on each plate.
- 5. To grapefruit juice, add lime juice and honey. Whisk to blend. Drizzle salads with this dressing, then sprinkle with pistachios and add salt to taste.
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