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Grapefruit Avocado Salad With Orange Cumin Dressing

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Ingredients
  Grapefruits 2 Large
  Ripe avocados 2
  Red onions 2 , sliced thin and separated into rings
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon, freshly ground
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Orange juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cumin 2 Teaspoon, ground
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Arugula/Salad savoy or leaf lettuce 2 Bunch (200 gm), drained, rinsed
  Mediterranean black olives 12
  Black pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon, freshly ground
  Hot pepper sauce 3 Dash
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Pare and slice thin the avocados.
2) Using a sharp knife on a cutting board, pare grapefruits by cutting from top to bottom.
3) Remove every last trace of white pith.
4) Placing fruit over a bowl, section it by cutting from outside to core, then out again, loosening each section.

MAKING
5) Arrange the grapefruit sections on a plate, but reserve juice in bowl.
6) Now add avocado slices to reserved grapefruit juice in bowl,toss lightly to coat well. (If not coated, squeeze grapefruit cores over avocado.)
7) Add the onion rings and coat with grapefruit juice.
8) Season with salt and pepper.
9) For preparation of the dressing : In a bowl or jar with a tight-fitting lid, mix together lemon juice, orange juice, cumin, garlic, salt, pepper and hot pepper sauce.
10) Toss lightly or whisk until well mixed.
11) Add the olive oil and again whisk or shake until well blended and also toss just before serving.

FINALISING
12) To assemble salad, arrange greens around outer edge of platter or on individual salad plates.
13) Arrange grapefruit sections and avocado slices in center.

SERVING
14) Drizzle a few tablespoons of dressing over salad and serve garnished with onion rings and olives with the remainder of dressing at the table.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Salad
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Avocado
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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