Mixed Winter Citrus and Avocado Salad with Cilantro and Mint | PCC Natural Markets

Mixed Winter Citrus and Avocado Salad with Cilantro and Mint

Serves: 4 to 6

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It just seems right that in the dark days of winter that citrus, with its eternal sunshine, is at its peak. I love to cook up a pot of black beans — redolent of warmer climes — and accompany them with this bright and colorful salad.

Ingredients

Preparation

Cut a small slice off each end of the grapefruit and stand it upright on a cutting surface. With a knife, remove the peel from the grapefruit in strips, maintaining the curved shape. Holding the grapefruit in one hand, cut out the segments of fruit between the membranes (this is called supreming). Repeat this process with the navel oranges and the Cara Caras.

Very gently toss together all the ingredients except the avocado. Season mixture to your taste and then fold in avocado.

Recipe by Lynne Vea, PCC Chef

Source: Demonstrated on KING 5's "Gardening with Ciscoe" show, which aired on January 14, 2012.

More about: grapefruit, oranges

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