Avocado grapefruit and rocket salad recipe

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This zesty avocado grapefruit and rocket salad is a refreshing addition to any summer meal or buffet table.

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  • healthy
  • Vegetarian
  • healthy
Serves6
SkillMedium
Cooking Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories228 Kcal11%
Fat21 g30%
Saturated Fat3.5 g18%

This zesty avocado grapefruit and rocket salad is a refreshing addition to any summer meal or buffet table. Ready in just 10 minutes, and coming in at under 230 calories per serving, it's a quick and easy healthy option that will taste delicious served alongside grilled meat or fish.

Ingredients

  • 2 pink grapefruits
  • 140g pack rocket
  • 2 avocados, peeled, stoned and sliced

For the dressing:

  • 6tbsp olive oil
  • 2tbsp sherry vinegar
  • 1tbsp honey

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Method

  1. Peel the grapefruit and cut the flesh into segments. Squeeze the membranes/pulp to extract as much juice as possible.
  2. To make the dressing, pour all the ingredients into a bottle or jar and add the grapefruit juice. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Place the rocket in a bowl, add the grapefruit segments and avocados and drizzle over the dressing just before serving.
Top Tip for making Avocado grapefruit and rocket salad

To test an avocado for freshness, pull out the stem. If it's green underneath, it'll be ripe and creamy - if it's brown, it's too far gone.

Sue McMahon is a former Food and Recipes Writer at GoodTo and Cooking Editor at Woman's Weekly. Her primary passion is cakes and Sue regularly travels the world teaching cake decorating. Her biggest achievement to date was winning the Prix d’honneur at La Salon Culinaire International de Londres beating over 1,200 other entries.