Orange Avocado Salad

Orange Avocado Salad Recipe

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Tina Swain


This is just a easy go-to recipe for a nice festive salad. You can substitute grapefruit sections for the oranges if desired. Since making a vinaigrette is so easy, I don't understand why people have a refrigerator shelf filled with bottles of commercial salad dressings laden with chemicals. As a cancer survivor, I try to avoid chemicals and toxic food components.


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15 Min



  • 1/2 c
    canola oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    orange zest
  • 1/4 c
    orange juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    lemon zest
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp
    white vinegar
  • 4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    dry mustard
  • 1/4 tsp

  • 2
    oranges sectioned or 2 small cans of mandarin ornages
  • 1
    small red onion sliced
  • 1
    avocado sliced or chunked
  • 8 c
    torn lettuce of your choice. i use romaine

How to Make Orange Avocado Salad


  1. mix dressing ingredients until sugar is dissolved.
  2. Add orange sections and red onion and marinate several hours or over night
  3. Drain orange mixture and save the dressing marinade
  4. Put salad greens and avocado in a bowl along with oranges and onion. Toss with dressing and serve.

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About Orange Avocado Salad

Course/Dish: Lettuce Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

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