Recipe Summary

Prep time:
Yield: 4 servings

This recipe is...

  • rich in fruit
  • rich in veggies
  • lower in sodium
  • lower in carbs
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Avocado, Kumquat and Grapefruit Salad with Bibb Lettuce and Watercress

This recipe serves:  4
For the Salad:

4 kumquats
1 head bibb lettuce
1 bunch watercress
2 grapefruits,peeled and sectioned
1 avocado
For the Sherry Vinaigrette:

1 tablespoon finely chopped shallots
3 tablespoons sherry vinegar
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon honey
pinch of salt
freshly ground black pepper
Cooking Instructions
1. Bring a small pot of water to a boil

2. Add the kumquats to the boiling water and cook for about 20 seconds. Remove, pat dry and slice thinly.

3. Gently wash and dry the bibb lettuce and watercress leaves.

4. Peel the grapefruit and remove the sections.

5. Peel the avocado and slice into sections.

6. Place the ingredients for the vinaigrette in a bowl and whisk to combine. Gently toss the watercress, bibb lettuce and fruit with the vinaigrette.

7. Make a bed of bibb lettuce and watercress leaves on each plate. Arrange the grapefruit and avocado sections on top. Place the kumquat slices in the center.

Serving Size: about 1 cup of salad with 1 tablespoon vinaigrette

Nutritional Information

Number of Servings: 4

Per Serving

  • Calories
  • 223
  • Carbohydrate
  • 27 g
  • Fat
  • 14 g
  • Fiber
  • 6 g
  • Protein
  • 3 g
  • Saturated Fat
  • 2 g
  • Sodium
  • 48 mg