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Avocado Citrus Salad - This avocado citrus salad is a perfect healthy, refreshing salad that has the perfect flavors of spring!
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Avocado Citrus Salad

A refreshing salad of citrus, avocado, and cilantro - make enough for a whole meal or serve as a side salad with fresh citrus vinaigrette.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad
Servings: 2 servings
Author: Ellen


  • 2 cups spinach (washed and torn)
  • 2 cups romaine lettuce (washed and torn)
  • 1 ripe avocado (peeled and diced)
  • 1 blood orange (peeled)
  • 1 tangerine (peeled)
  • 1/4 red onion (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves

Citrus Vinaigrette

  • 1 whole green onion (use both the white and green - mince)
  • 1 TBS fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 3 TBS fresh squeezed blood orange juice (or any other fresh orange juice)
  • 1 tsp orange zest (finely grated)
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 TBS olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher salt (to taste)
  • 2 turns freshly ground pepper (to taste)


  • In a large salad bowl, toss together the spinach and romaine lettuce
  • Segment the blood orange (or any other kind of orange) and tangerine
  • Cut the orange and tangerine segments in half, toss into the salad
  • Toss in the cilantro leaves
  • Sprinkle the red onion and avocado on top
  • Serve with citrus vinaigrette

Citrus Vinaigrette

  • In a medium bowl add the first 6 ingredients, whisk together
  • Add salt and pepper to taste
  • Whisk just before serving
  • Drizzle over salad