Orange Avocado Salad Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthyServings3
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 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

Directions

GETTING READY
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.

MAKING
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.

SERVING
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.
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