Orange-Avocado Salad

This is a colorful salad filled with fiber and a dose of heart-healthy fat. You will have leftover dressing to use on another salad (it keeps in fridge for up to four days). Add grilled shrimp or chicken to make a meal.

Ingredients

  • 8 cups mixed salad greens
  • 1 cup orange segments
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1/4 cup slivered red onion
  • 1/2 cup dressing (see below)

Dressing

  • 1 cup packed cilantro
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup lime juice
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1 clove of minced garlic

Directions

Puree cilantro, olive oil, lime juice, orange juice, salt, pepper and garlic in a blender or food processor until smooth. Toss salad ingredients together and gently mix in 1/2 cup of the dressing.

Yield

4 Servings

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 186
Carbohydrate: 13g
Protein: 2g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Fat: 14g
Saturated fat: 2g
Sodium: 142mg
Fiber: 6g