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Citrus Salad with Avocado

Recipe Summary

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Number of servings: 6


    • 3 medium corn tortillas
    • 4 medium oranges
    • 4 medium grapefruits
    • 2 Tbsp honey
    • 2 Tbsp raspberry vinegar
    • 1 avocado, peeled and sliced
    • 6 springs fresh mint for garnish (optional)


Slice corn tortillas into thin strips. Dry the strips by placing on a cookie sheet and baking in preheated 225 degree F oven for approximately 15 minutes. Set aside. Grate the orange peels to obtain approximately 2 tsp of orange rind for each serving. Set aside. Peel oranges and grapefruit, section, and seed. Set sections aside.

Mix honey, raspberry vinegar, and orange and grapefruit sections. Add orange rind and tortilla strips. Toss all ingredients gently. Top with avocado slices and a sprig of fresh mint for garnish.

Nutrition Facts
Citrus Salad with Avocado  
Serving Size 1/6 of recipe
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 180 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value (DV)* 
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 15mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 36g 12%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 24g
Protein 3g  
Vitamin A 20%
Vitamin C 190%
Calcium 6%
Iron 4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
Diabetic Exchange**
Carbohydrates 0
Meat 0
Fruit 2
Vegetable 0
Milk 0
Fat 1
Other 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.

Reproduced from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Used with permission.
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