Delicious Living
Ingredients
  • 1 ruby grapefruit
  • 2 tablespoons unrefined avocado oil
  • 1 tablespoon blackberry or raspberry fruit spread or preserves
  • ½ tablespoon minced shallot
  • 1 large, ripe, firm avocado, peeled and diced small
  • 1 cup (packed) baby arugula leaves, chopped
  • ¼ cup toasted macadamia nuts (finely chopped)
  • 2 large heads Belgian endive, leaves separated (about 16 leaves)

Endive, Avocado and Grapefruit Salad

Lisa Turner | Delicious Living
  • Serves: 8 people
  • Calories per serving: 92

Avocado oil has a light, clean flavor and abundant monounsaturated fats; it’s a great choice when the taste of olive oil would overwhelm. It also has an extremely high smoke point, making it a good candidate for high-heat cooking. This fresh appetizer uses macadamia nuts, but if they’re pricey or hard to find, substitute cashews or walnuts.

Directions
  1. Grate 1 teaspoon zest from grapefruit skin; set zest aside. Using a sharp knife, cut off peel and white pith from grapefruit. Holding over a bowl to catch juice, cut segments away from membranes and transfer them to a plate. Once all segments are removed, squeeze juice from membranes into bowl. Chop grapefruit segments into small chunks and set aside.
  2. In a blender, combine 1½ tablespoons grapefruit juice with reserved zest, avocado oil, preserves and shallot. Purée until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine chopped grapefruit, avocado, arugula and macadamia nuts; toss with grapefruit vinaigrette. Spoon mixture into endive leaves and serve immediately.

PER SERVING: 92 cal, 8g fat (6g mono, 1g poly, 1g sat), 0mg chol, 1g protein, 5g carb, 2g fiber, 8mg sodium

Search Recipes
Search our full collection of recipes by entering a recipe name or ingredient
Natural Kitchen

Gluten-Free Recipes

Delicious Living Blog

The Best Holistic Health Blogs of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Healthline
 

 

We use cookies to improve your website experience. To learn about our use of cookies and how you can manage your cookie settings, please see our Cookie Policy. By continuing to use the website, you consent to our use of cookies.
OR WAIT 0 SECS