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Avocado-Citrus Salad with Toasted Sesame

Total time:

10 min

Prep time:

10 min

Cook time:


Nutritional Highlights (Per serving) See Full
460 Calories
44 g Fat
7 g Fiber
380 mg Sodium
20 g Carbs
Avocado-Citrus Salad with Toasted Sesame


A beautiful salad featuring fresh, local citrus, zesty arugula and California Avocado garnished with edible flowers.


Serves: 4

Vinaigrette Ingredients
2 Tbsp. sugar*
1/4 cup pomelo** juice
1/4 cup champagne vinegar
2 sprigs mint, chopped
1/2 cup Extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp. fine sea salt
Salad Ingredients
2 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, peeled, seeded and sliced
2 cups wild arugula, washed and rinsed
1 large pomelo**, peeled and segmented
1/4 cup toasted sesame seeds
As needed edible flowers

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.


  1. Mix all ingredients for vinaigrette in a blender.
  2. Toss arugula with half of vinaigrette and place on serving platter.
  3. Top with avocado and pomelo.
  4. Garnish with sesame seeds and edible flowers; serve immediately with remaining vinaigrette alongside.

*Substitute beet sugar or other vegan sweetener for a vegan recipe

**Or other locally grown citrus fruit

*** Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Nutrition information per serving

Calories 460
Total Fat 44 g (Sat 6 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 5 g, Mono 31 g)
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 380 mg
Potassium 560 mg
Total Carbohydrates 20 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Total Sugar 8 g
Protein 4 g

Vitamin A 379 IU; Vitamin C 34 mg; Calcium 120 mg; Iron 2.1 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 94 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.1 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 8%; Vitamin C 60%; Calcium 10%; Iron 10%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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