Orange Avocado Salad Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthyServings3
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Romaine head1 Medium
 Navel oranges3 Large
 Firm ripe avocado1 Large
 Lemon dressing1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 445 Calories from Fat 259

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 30 g46.4%

Saturated Fat 2.9 g14.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 380 mg15.8%

Total Carbohydrates 43 g14.3%

Dietary Fiber 15.4 g61.4%

Sugars 21.1 g

Protein 7 g13.1%

Vitamin A 280.7% Vitamin C 228%

Calcium 14.2% Iron 5.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Separate the lettuce leaves from the head and wash them thoroughly.
2. Plunge the leaves in a bowl of ice chilled water and leave for 20 minutes.
3. Drain crisp chilled leaves and pat dry on paper toweling.

4. Into a large bowl, tear the romaine into bite-size pieces
5. Pare and segment oranges into a small bowl.
6. Refrigerate lettuce and oranges.
7. Just before serving, peel, halve and pit the avocado.
8. Slice into thinly.

9. In a salad bowl or over individual plates, make a bed of lettuce.
10. Arrange avocado and orange on top.
11. Drizzle Lemon Dressing on top and toss gently to coat.