Winter Grapefruit and Avocado Salad shares another fabulous recipe…this bright and fresh Winter Grapefruit and Avocado Salad is perfect for the New Year!

fourth generation farmgirl

When I first saw the recipe for this colorful winter salad in the cookbook, Southern My Way–Simple Recipes, Fresh Flavors by Gena Knox, I knew I had to make it.  Mainly, because it looked so healthy, but also, because it contained many of my favorite foods and spices—avocados, citrus fruit, basil, and ginger. Plus, it’s nice to enjoy food fare that’s a little lighter, especially after all of the indulgences around the holidays.  This refreshing salad makes a nice starter to a winter meal.  And, if you add shrimp or crab, it becomes a light but satisfying lunch (or dinner).

Winter Grapefruit and Avocado Salad

*Use organic ingredients when possible

Prep Time 10 minutes

Serves 4



2 pink grapefruits or oranges (or one of each)

2 ripe but firm avocados

1/3 cup torn basil leaves

1 head buttercrunch or bibb lettuce, torn into large pieces

Dressing (I have to…

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