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    Avocado Grapefruit Salad

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    13 mins

    10 mins

    3 mins

    Countrywife's Note:

    I got this from my MIL who got it in a pamphlet with some exotic pink grapefruit from Florida. That was 30 years ago and pink (much less Ruby Red) grapefruit were still a rarity in the stores.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Mix everything together.
    2. 2
      I usually mix the grapefruit pieces and juice with the mayo first to thin it down and then add the avocado and lettuce.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 01, 2007

      55

      I cannot believe I found this recipe! I hadn't thought about it for years. I lived in a sorority house at UCLA in the late 50s, and this salad was served there upon occasion. I think canned grapefruit was used for this. The slices of grapefruit were alternated with slices of avocado and a trail of Thousand Island dressing (mostly likely) was drizzled down the middle of the slices nestled on a bed of shredded lettuce. It was delicious, and everyone loved it. I even served it at my home when I got married and had people over for dinner. Very simple and absolutely delicious! I'm sure fresh grapefruit would be even more delicious. Thanks for bringing back a lovely memory!

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    • on January 19, 2009

      55

      I remember this from the 1950's -- made with the bottled orange French dressing. Just as good now, but I like the idea of spinach and poppyseed dressing. Should go well with my egg casserole for brunch (or dinner).

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    • on January 11, 2006

      55

      This is my new favorite salad. The first time I made it I only had romaine lettuce and it turned out great! The second time I made it, I ran out of lettuce so I used spinach and substitued poppyseed dressing for the mayonnaise...fabulous! Thank you a great recipe!

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    Nutritional Facts for Avocado Grapefruit Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (216 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 177.0
     
    Calories from Fat 112
    63%
    Total Fat 12.4 g
    19%
    Saturated Fat 1.8 g
    9%
    Cholesterol 3.8 mg
    1%
    Sodium 133.1 mg
    5%
    Total Carbohydrate 16.8 g
    5%
    Dietary Fiber 5.5 g
    22%
    Sugars 6.2 g
    24%
    Protein 2.8 g
    5%

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