Citrus Avocado Salad Recipe

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Everett Dean Modified: March 22, 2022
Citrus Avocado Salad Recipe

How To Make Citrus Avocado Salad

Try this healthy avocado salad recipe that is filled with the tartness of citrus and the refreshing taste of mint and basil!

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking:
Total: 20 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For Salad:

  • 5ozmixed greens
  • 2largeruby-red grapefruitsor oranges or mangoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1largeavocadoripe, peeled, pitted, and sliced
  • 1handfulfresh basil leavesroughly chopped
  • 1handfulfresh mint leavesroughly chopped
  • ½mediumred onionthinly sliced
  • ½cupalmondssliced or slivered, toasted
  • sesame seedstoasted, optional topping

For Vinaigrette:

  • 2tbspavocado oilor olive oil, or any other mild-flavored oil
  • 1tbsplow-sodium soy sauce
  • 1tbsprice vinegar
  • 2tspmaple syrupor honey
  • ½tspsesame oiltoasted
  • ¼tspground ginger
  • ¼tspgarlic powder
  • sea salt and freshly-cracked black pepperto taste

Instructions

Vinaigrette:

  1. Whisk all ingredients together in a bowl (or shake together in a mason jar) until combined. 

  2. Taste and add additional sweetener if desired. Use immediately or refrigerate in a sealed container for up to 3 days.

Salad:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a large salad bowl, drizzle evenly with the vinaigrette, and toss until evenly combined. 

  2. Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds plus an extra twist of freshly-cracked black pepper. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 359.91kcal
  • Fat: 26.02g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.96g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 17.00g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.63g
  • Carbohydrates: 30.78g
  • Fiber: 9.86g
  • Sugar: 14.66g
  • Protein: 7.34g
  • Sodium: 710.78mg
  • Calcium: 117.63mg
  • Potassium: 770.76mg
  • Iron: 1.92mg
  • Vitamin A: 232.46µg
  • Vitamin C: 59.05mg
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