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Avocado Fruit Salad
another one of “those” recipes. No idea from whence it came.
Has been in my files for a good while… more I cannot tell you. Sorry.
Other than the fact that it is delicious, of course. And that it would
mesh well with most Holiday menus that come to mind.
1/2 cup walnut or avocado oil
1/3 cup [or less] raspberry vinegar
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Minced fresh herbs of your choice
Boston or Bibb lettuce leaves
4 medium red grapefruit,
peeled and sectioned
2 medium avocados, peeled, seeded,
2 medium papayas, peeled, seeded,
1/4 cup toasted chopped walnuts
[or toasted nuts of your
Please feel free to use the tropical fruit of your choice!
For the dressing, combine the walnut oil and raspberry
vinegar in a
screw-top jar. Cover and shake well. Chill dressing in the
for at least 1 hour.
Line 8 salad plates with Boston or Bibb
lettuce leaves. Top with grape-
fruit sections, avocado slices and papaya
slices. Sprinkle with toasted
walnuts. (If desired, and if they are
available, sprinkle the salads with
fresh raspberries as well.) Shake the
dressing well, season to taste with
salt and pepper, and whisk in the herbs.
Distribute the dressing evenly
over the salads. Makes 8 servings.
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