Lisa's Grapefruit and Avocado Salad Recipe -
Lisa's Grapefruit and Avocado Salad Recipe
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Lisa's Grapefruit and Avocado Salad

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"A flavorful recipe, inspired by a salad I had in Austin, Texas at a fancy restaurant. They added ahi in their version, but mine is vegetarian. It is great either way!"

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins

    15 mins


  1. Arrange 1/4 of the grapefruit sections and 1/4 of the diced avocado decoratively on a salad plate. Top with 1/4 cup of sprouts. Repeat with remaining grapefruit sections, avocado, and sprouts to make 4 salads.
  2. Mix lemon juice, olive oil, salt, and black pepper in a small bowl; drizzle dressing over each salad.
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  • Cook's Note:
  • Add ahi tuna if you want to add some protein and make it a meal!

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Oct 01, 2011

I gave this 4 stars only because I like it better with a little more flavorful salad dressing. I grew up eating this with a light french or catalina dressing. Try it!

Sep 26, 2011

So fresh & tasty! You can still make this salad in the winter time using jar grapefruit.

Sep 26, 2011

Great summer salad!

May 19, 2012

This is definitely light and refreshing and I will make it again with changes. I ended up serving this with shrimp sauteed in olive oil and old bay seasoning. It had a beautiful presentation. The only thing we were having trouble with was the acidity of the dressing, I even added a teaspoon of agave to it to balance it out, maybe it needed more or a pinch of sugar. We also thought serving it with some type of blackened seasoned fish would go well with this dressing. We will try that next time. Definitely has potential!

May 18, 2014

These are flavors you wouldn't think work together, but they are awesome! This is a new family favorite. We love the flavor and presentation factor!


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  • Calories
  • 277 kcal
  • 14%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 25.1 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 20.7 g
  • 32%
  • Fiber
  • 8.6 g
  • 34%
  • Protein
  • 3.8 g
  • 8%
  • Sodium
  • 7 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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