Citrus-avocado salad with fresh orange-lime dressing by Mama Steph

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Published: May. 2, 2022 at 9:29 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 24, 2023 at 10:00 PM CDT

TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - A fresh salad during the summer months is always a popular choice for lunch, or to serve for dinner, especially when you’re grilling out. This salad is unusual but the ingredients work together perfectly to make a salad you’ll enjoy.

Citrus-avocado salad with fresh orange-lime dressing

For the dressing:

  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon minced parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper

For the salad:

  • 4 medium ripe avocados, pitted, scooped from rinds, and sliced
  • 4 ruby red grapefruit, sectioned
  • 2 medium naval oranges, peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 cup minced red onion
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese

Combine dressing ingredients in a bowl and whisk well. Set aside.

Place the avocado, grapefruit, oranges, onion, cranberries and walnuts in a large salad bowl.

Pour the dressing over the salad.

Sprinkle the feta over the top. Cover and refrigerate for at least an hour before tossing and serving.

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