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.
Jessica Dady
Food Editor

Jessica Dady is Food Editor at GoodtoKnow and has over 12 years of experience as a digital editor, specialising in all things food, recipes, and SEO. From the must-buy seasonal food hampers and advent calendars for Christmas to the family-friendly air fryers that’ll make dinner time a breeze, Jessica loves trying and testing various food products to find the best of the best for the busy parents among us. Over the years of working with GoodtoKnow, Jessica has had the privilege of working alongside Future’s Test Kitchen to create exclusive videos - as well as writing, testing, and shooting her own recipes. When she’s not embracing the great outdoors with her family at the weekends, Jessica enjoys baking up a storm in the kitchen with her favourite bakes being chocolate chip cookies, cupcakes, and a tray of gooey chocolate brownies