Grapefruit and Avocado Salad Recipe

Grapefruit and avocado salad recipe
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  • Servings : 6
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 20m
  • Ready In : 35m

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This is a lovely and light fruit and avocado salad recipe.

It is a mix of fresh grapefruit avocado slices with a lovely creamy dressing.

Light, healthy and nutritious – can’t beat that.

gluten free recipediabetic recipe


  • 3 grapefruit, peeled, seeded, sectioned and drained
  • 3 medium avocados, halved and seeded
  • 3 cups baby spinach or mixed greens
  • lemon juice
  • Creamy Dressing:

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise (can use light if you prefer)
  • 1/2 cup sour cream (light if you prefer)
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper or red
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 3/4 teaspoon onion salt


Step 1

Arrange the greens, avocado slices and grapefruit slices on a plate. Top the salad with creamy dressing.

Step 2

Let sit for 10 to 15 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to come together.


Sprinkle paprika over the finished salad.

cooking tipsTips:

  • You can also serve the salad in the avocado shell.
  • How do you serve an avocado salad, in the skin or out of it? I prefer to take the skin off. I find that when avocados are really ripe they can begin to get small black spots near the skin. I want to make sure any of those spots are removed before eating the avocado. So I remove the skin and make sure the entire half is brushed with lemon juice to prevent it from darkening.
  • Make it a meal. Add cooked shrimp or chopped cooked chicken to the salad.

This fruit salad recipe would make a wonderful light lunch on its own served with some fresh crusty bread, or serve it as an appetizer or side dish with something like a quiche or cheese soufflé.

The dressing is a mix of mayonnaise and sour cream with celery and green or red peppers for color and crunch.

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