Avocado, Grapefruit & Prosciutto Salad

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Still all about the citrus, but branching out beyond oranges with some grapefruit. Its tart flavor works perfectly in creating thus refreshing yet balanced salad. Don’t underestimate the power of a changing up your greens as a base- butter lettuce’s mellow yet smooth texture makes it the perfect supporter to the stars of the show.

The creamy: avocado and to a lesser degree, butter lettuce
The salty: prosciutto, blanched toasted almonds
The tart: the grapefruit
The sweet: the grapefruit, white balsamic vinaigrette

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Avocado, Grapefruit & Prosciutto Salad

Difficulty Level: 1. Makes 1 Monster Salad or 2 Regular Ones. As always… quantities are really just suggestions. You do you.
Servings 1 salad
Total Time 10 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 grapefruit supremed (peeled and cut into segments)
  • 1 avocado sliced thinly
  • 2 tablespoons small handful blanched almonds
  • 3-4 cups lightly butter lettuce
  • 4-5 strips prosciutto
  • White Balsamic Vinaigrette see my recipe here

Instructions

  • Toast the almonds: Preheat oven to 375. Place almonds on a baking sheet. Bake for 6-7 minutes, until lightly brown and fragrant.
  • Mix and serve: Place butter lettuce in a large bowl. Add dressing and toss. Place in serving bowl/plate. Top with avocado, grapefruit, prosciutto, and almonds.
Course: Salad
Keyword: Winter

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