Rio Star Grapefruit and Avocado Salad

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Creamy avocado and tart-sweet grapefuit make a great salad.

TexaSweet Citrus Marketing, Inc.


1/4 cup plus 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice, divided
2 avocados, cut into halves lengthwise and pitted
3/4 teaspoon coarse salt
2 teaspoons fresh tarragon, chopped
2 Texas Rio Star grapefruit, sectioned with juice reserved
Freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup olive oil


  1. Brush 2 teaspoons lemon juice over flesh of avocados; set aside.
  2. Add 1/4 cup lemon juice, salt, and tarragon to the reserved grapefruit juice; season with pepper. Whisk in olive oil in a slow, steady stream.
  3. Add grapefruit sections and toss gently.
  4. Place each avocado half on a plate. Top with grapefruit mixture, dividing evenly. Serve immediately.

Recipe courtesy of TexaSweet



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