Avocado-Strawberry Salad

  • Yield 2 servings

This delicious fruit salad stars avocados, strawberries and pine nuts.

Ingredients

1 ripe avocado, preferably Hass variety, peeled, pitted and cut into chunks
Juice of 1 lemon or lime
1 heaping cup strawberries, hulled and cut into 1/2-inch slices
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, walnut oil or hazelnut oil
2 tablespoons raspberry vinegar
2 teaspoons honey
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
2 cups bite-size pieces arugula or watercress, optional
2 tablespoons toasted pine nuts*

Instructions

  1. Combine avocado with lemon juice in a nonreactive large bowl. Add berries, oil, vinegar, honey, salt and pepper; combine well. Serve as is or over a bed of arugula or watercress on each of two plates, if desired. Garnish with pine nuts.
* To toast pine nuts: Place in a dry saute pan or skillet over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes, stirring often, until they begin to brown. 

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