Avocados contain more potassium than bananas. It is also rich Vitamin B, E and K. This delicious fruit also contain aÂ mono-unsaturatedÂ fat, which is why it is used as a meat substitute by vegetarians.
Here is a summer salad recipe that contains avocadoes. The citrus vinaigrette gives the dish a refreshing taste. You can use whatever greens you like. It is also a good idea to add nuts if desired.
1/4 cup chopped red onion
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons grapefruit juice
2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 cup olive oil
1 tablespoon honey
2 1/2 cups mixed greens
2 ounces cherry tomatoes, halved
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
Cut the avocadoes in half. Pit and cut them into cubes.
In a small bowl, combine the olive oil, lemon juice, lime juice and grapefruit juice, rice wine vinegar, honey, salt and pepper. Mix well.
In a salad bowl, place the greens, avocado, tomatoes and onions. Drizzle it with the citrus vinaigrette. Add the lemon, lime and grapefruit zest. Toss lightly to make sure that the greens are coated with the dressing. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese before serving.
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