Health

Avocado Jewel Salad

avocado-jewel-salad Photo: Romulo Yanes

Ingredients

  • 4 oranges
  • 2 limes
  • 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
  • 3 ripe avocados, cut in quarters, pitted and peeled
  • 12 ounces Bibb lettuce
  • 2 tablespoons raw pumpkin seeds, toasted

Preparation


1. Cut off peel and white pith from oranges, then slice oranges crosswise.

2. Zest and juice limes into a large bowl. Whisk in oil, salt and pepper. Gently toss in avocados.

3. Arrange lettuce on a large platter and top with oranges, avocado mixture (including liquid) and pumpkin seeds.


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  • Yield: Makes: 12 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 182
Fat per serving: 15g
Saturated fat per serving: 2g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Protein per serving: 2g
Carbohydrate per serving: 13g
Fiber per serving: 6g
Cholesterol per serving: 0.0mg
Iron per serving: 1mg
Sodium per serving: 93mg
Calcium per serving: 38mg

Good to Know

This citrusy salad provides plenty of vitamin C, healthy fats from avocado, and iron-rich pumpkin seeds.