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Avocado Cucumber and Grapefruit Salad Recipe

Avocado Cucumber and Grapefruit Salad

Graham

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This avocado cucumber grapefruit salad is delicate, refreshing, and crunchy with roast almonds and a honey vinaigrette. Perfect for lunch or as a starter for a main meal. Avocado, Cucumber& Grapefruit salad is packed full of summetime freshness with the zing of citrus fruits and the slight sweetness of honey.

      Preparation Time: 20 Minutes

      Cooking Time: 5 Minutes

Ingredients for Avocado Cucumber and Grapefruit Salad

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Serves 6:
2 oz
chopped almonds
2 medium
cucumbers (or 1 large cucumber)
1
grapefruit
2
oranges
2
avocados
2 tablespoons
fresh mint
4 tablespoons
fresh chives
1 tablespoon
lime or lemon juice
1*frac12; tablespoons
honey
1½ tablespoons
olive oil

 

How to Cook Avocado Cucumber and Grapefruit Salad

  1. Grill the almond flakes in a non-stick pan. Keep turning them and remove from the heat as soon as they begin to turn brown. Set these aside to cool as you prepare the rest of the salad..
  2. Wash the cucumbers and cut into small cubess about ½" (1cm) square. Zest the grapefruit and one orange, then peel the grapefruit and the oranges and removed the segments making sure that no membrane remains. Place the fruit segments into a bowl along with the roast almonds then chop the mint and chives and add to the bowl. Add in the zest from the grapefruit and orange, then mix well.
  3. Create the dressing by mixing the vinegar, honey, olive oil, grapefruit and lemon zest together, along with a pinch of salt. Mix well (or whisk) then taste and adjust to your own preference.
  4. Remove the stones and the skin from the avocados and cut into small dice about ½" (1cm) square. Mix into the salad the drizzle over enough dressing to coat the ingredients. Top with any additional herbs or almonds and serve immediately with warm bread,

 
Graham GRAHAM'S HOT TIP:
Make sure to serve your Avocado Cucumber and Grapefruit Salad straight away. Once the salad dressing has been added, the ingredients will begin to deteriorate.
 
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