Pink Grapefruit & Avocado Salad

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Serves: 4
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Cooking Method: Refrigerate/Freeze


1/2 thinly slices red onion
1 large lemon
1 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1/4 tsp fresh ground pepper
3 pink grapefruit
1 large ripe avocado
1/3 c fresh pomegranate seeds
4 large fresh basil leaves
8 leaves of boston lettuce

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Ronda Krouch Recipe
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Riverside, WY (pop. 52)
Member Since Jan 2012
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Place onion in a small bowl of cold water to soak. Set aside. Finely grate 1 tsp. zest and squeeze 2 tbsp. juice from lemon. Whisk the zest and juice, oil, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Peel grapefruit with a sharp knife, removing all peel and white pith.
Peel grapefruit with a sharp knife, removing all peel and white pith. Working over a medium bowl, cut the segments from the surrounding membranes and let them drop into the bowl. Squeeze the peels and membranes over bowl to extract all the juice before discarding them. Halve, peel and pitavocado. Cuth lenghtwise into 1/4 inch thick slices, then cut the slices in half. Gently stir the avocado and pomegranate seeds into the grapefruti mixture.
Finely slice basil and drain the onion; gently stir into rhe grapefruit mixture. Arrange lettuce leaves on 4 salad plates, top with the grapefruit mixture and serve immediately.

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user Martha M Sands MMSands - Mar 16, 2012
Avocado and grapefruit is an unbelievably good combination. The textures and tastes complement one another and bring out the best in each.

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