Grapefruit and Avocado Winter Salad
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Serves: 4 servings
Winter Salad
  • 1 to 2 heads Bibb or Romaine lettuce, torn into bite sized pieces
  • 1 bunch arugula, torn into bite sized pieces
  • 2 Haas avocados, ripe but firm, peeled and cubed
  • 2 ruby red or pink grapefruits, peeled and segmented, reserve excess juice
Grapefruit Vinaigrette
  • ⅔ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • ⅓ cup red wine vinegar
  • Juice from segmented grapefruit (approximately 3 tablespoons)
  • Salt, to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • ½ cup toasted Georgia Pecan halves (you can toast them in a skillet over medium heat)
  • ¼ cup minced fresh parsley
  1. Arrange the lettuce and arugula on a large platter.
  2. Arrange the avocado and grapefruit segments on the bed of greens.
  3. Whisk or blend together all of the ingredients for the dressing, seasoning to taste with salt and pepper.
  4. Drizzle the dressing over the entire salad.
  5. Garnish with the toasted pecans and minced parsley.
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