Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins

I saw this recipe on Barefoot Contessa (Ina Garten's show) I made just a couple of changes to suit our tastes. (jarred grapefruit segments and we added the lettuce and onions).

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place the mustard, lemon juice, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.
  2. Slowly whisk in the olive oil.
  3. .
  4. Before serving, cut the avocados in 1/2, remove the seeds, and carefully peel off the skin.
  5. Cut each half into 4 thick slices.
  6. Toss the avocado slices in the vinaigrette to prevent them from turning brown.
  7. Drain the jars of grapefruit, saving 1 cup of juice.
  8. Place butter lettuce on platter.
  9. Add avocado slices, grapefruit segments and slices of red onion.
  10. Spoon the vinaigrette on top, sprinkle with salt and pepper, and serve.


Most Helpful

A lovely salad with very complementary flavors. I enjoyed it.

BarbryT March 18, 2009

My husband and I enjoyed this salad as a separate course - the mild flavors of the ingredients (without the onions) were enhanced with the mild Dijon mustard dressing. I reduced the salt and lemon juice to suit our taste.

Wendy E. July 19, 2008

This is one of my favorite salads! I do not include the lettuce, however. I use sliced orange instead of the grapefruit. I will try it with the red grapefruit next time, as I know it will be great!

Grannydragon July 08, 2008

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