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avocado grapefruit strawberry salad

Avocado grapefruit salad with strawberry and manchego

Amazing avocado grapefruit salad with strawberry, manchego, and mint! This vegetarian spring salad recipe is perfect as a side dish or a light main dish. 

Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword vegetarian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 large servings
Calories 447 kcal
Author Patricia Bozeman

Ingredients

  • 2 medium ruby or red grapefruits
  • 1 large avocado
  • 3 cups packed arugula, spinach, or baby kale
  • 4 large strawberries, thinly sliced
  • 2 oz small cubes of manchego cheese
  • 1 Tbsp white vinegar
  • 1/2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Segment the grapefruits, reserving 2 Tbsp of the grapefruit juice. Drink, or save remaining juice. Place segments in a large salad bowl. Pit, and slice the avocado. Remove slices from avocado skin and place in the same bowl. Add the greens, strawberries, and cheese to the bowl.

  2. Combine the grapefruit juice, vinegar, and olive oil in a small bowl or jar with tight fitting lid. Whisk or shake to emulsify. Drizzle about half the dressing onto the salad and toss to combine. Taste, and add more dressing if necessary. Season with salt and pepper. Toss to combine again.

    Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Avocado grapefruit salad with strawberry and manchego
Amount Per Serving
Calories 447 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29g 45%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 30mg 10%
Sodium 187mg 8%
Potassium 1026mg 29%
Total Carbohydrates 41g 14%
Dietary Fiber 12g 48%
Sugars 21g
Protein 12g 24%
Vitamin A 79.2%
Vitamin C 152.9%
Calcium 42.8%
Iron 7.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.