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Pink Grapefruit & Avocado Salad

Fresh pink grapefruit and avocado topped with a light homemade vinaigrette, garnished with chervil leaves.


Now is the time to take advantage of the citrus season! Grapefruits are one of the healthiest fruits you can eat, and during this time of year, they are at their sweetest. If you're looking for creative ways to incorporate this juicy fruit into your diet, look no further than this simple Pink Grapefruit & Avocado Salad.



Pink Grapefruit & Avocado Salad

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PrepTime: 10 minutes

Servings: 2


INGREDIENTS

2 medium ruby grapefruits

1 teaspoon finely grated grapefruit zest

1 medium shallot, minced

1 teaspoon white wine vinegar

2 medium Hass avocados, sliced 1/4 inch thick

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

Freshly ground pepper and salt

Chervil leaves, for garnish



DIRECTIONS

1. Using a sharp knife, cut the skin and all of the bitter white pith off of the grapefruits. Working over a bowl, cut in between the membranes to release the sections. Squeeze the juice from the membranes into the bowl.


2. Transfer 2 tablespoons of the juice to another bowl. Add the zest, shallot and vinegar; let the dressing stand for 10 minutes.


3. Season the avocado with salt and arrange on plates with the grapefruit sections. Stir the oil into the dressing; season with salt and pepper. Drizzle onto the grapefruit and avocado, garnish with the chervil and serve.


***This recipe is owned by foodandwine.com. The original recipe can be found here.

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