Avocado and Pineapple Salad
Our favourite BBQ accompaniments!
This tasty and tropical salad is a great side dish that uses ingredients like fresh pineapple, avocado, red onion and orange juice to create a perfect flavor combination.
Creamy avocados are major players when it comes to providing healthy, good-for-you fats and pineapple fruit is rich in vitamins, minerals and health benefiting proteolytic compound bromelain that digest food by breaking down protein.
Yield: Makes 6 to 8 servings
8 cups iceberg or other crisp lettuce
2 cups fresh pineapple chunks
1 medium red onion, thinly sliced
1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/3 cup white vinegar
1/3 cup fresh orange juice
1/4 cup sugar
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 medium avocados, sliced
Fresh lime wedges
Toss together first 3 ingredients in a large bowl. Whisk together oil and next 5 ingredients. Pour desired amount of dressing over salad mixture, and toss well. Spoon salad onto individual plates. Arrange avocado slices over salads; serve with lime wedges. Serve immediately.
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