Grapefruit, beetroot and avocado salad recipe

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This woman's weekly Grapefruit and avocado salad recipe is zesty and zingy and is full of taste. For other Woman's Weekly recipes visit

Grapefruit, beetroot and avocado salad
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  • healthy
  • healthy
Preparation Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories283 Kcal14%
Sugar11.4 g13%
Fat23.2 g33%
Saturated Fat4.6 g23%
Protein4.5 g9%
Carbohydrates14.4 g6%

This delicious grapefruit, beetroot and avocado salad is so easy to make at home. This zesty and zingy citrus salad is full of taste and crammed with vitamin C. It's a great option if you're looking for something healthy.

This mouth-watering salad is a great option as a light brunch or fancy lunch.


  • 2 pink grapefruit
  • 2 baby avocados or 1 large ripe avocado, peeled and sliced
  • 4 baby beetroot, cooked and cut into wedges
  • 60g (2oz) cashew nuts, toasted
  • Handful of mint leaves
  • A couple of handfuls of pea shoots or salad leaves

For the dressing:

  • 1tbsp maple syrup or honey
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper




  1. Peel, then segment the two grapefruit over a bowl to collect juice, and squeeze the peelings in, too
  2. Arrange the grapefruit segments on a large plate, then add the avocado and beetroot.
  3. To make the dressing: Whisk the maple syrup, or honey, and oil, with seasoning, into the grapefruit juice (about 3-4tbsp)
  4. Drizzle the dressing over the salad, then top with the nuts, shredded mint leaves and pea shoots.
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