Sunny Avocado Citrus Salad

Are you looking for a light, delicious and healthy salad to make for the summer?  How about -Sunny Avocado Citrus Salad?  Its fast, easy and different from the traditional salads that you find yourself always making for lunch and dinner.  Here is how to make it:

AvocadocitrussaladDSC_0084Ingredients:

  • 1 cup cucumber, julienned
  • 1/2 cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 large grapefruit, sectioned (juice reserved)
  • 1 Tbsp of Ahuacatlan Avocado Oil
  • 2 Tsp. honey
  • 41/2 tsp. jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 avocados, halved, pitted, peeled and sliced
  • 4 -8 Romaine lettuce leaves, chopped  (depending on size of salad desired)

Combine cucumbers and onion in a medium bowl.  In a small bowl, combine 3 tablespoons of grapefruit juice, oil, honey, pepper and salt until well blended.  Pour mixture over cucumber and onions and toss. Add grapefruit and avocado and gently toss again.  Divide chopped Romaine lettuce evenly on 4 plates.  Top each with an equal portion of salad mixture.  Refrigerate any leftovers.  Serves 4.

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