Grapefruit Fennel Avocado Salad

Give a flavorful boost to your health! This fabulous low calorie, low fat recipe is one of the healthiest around. Fat-burning grapefruit, vitamin and fiber rich fennel, and skin-glow loving avocados create a looking and feeling your best win-win in this entree or side dish recipe packed with surprisingly delicious flavor combinations.

Grapefruit, Fennel, Avocado Salad
by The Bikini Chef (2012)

Serves 12

1/3 cup fresh grapefruit juice
¼ cup fresh lemon juice
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon minced shallot
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel (lemon zest)
1 teaspoon grated grapefruit peel (grapefruit zest)
1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger root
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1 teaspoon sesame oil

2 large pink grapefruit, peel and white pith removed
1 pound fennel bulbs, trimmed and sliced paper thin
2 large avocados, halved, pitted, and sliced
2 cups mixed greens

Remove the zest from one grapefruit. Use a sharp knife to cut away the peel completely, then use a paring knife to cut between the membranes to remove the fruit. Squeeze leftover juice into a separate bowl, then measure out 1/3 cup of the juice.

Whisk the first 10 ingredients together in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper.

Spread the greens on a large platter. Arrange fennel slices over the greens. Arrange grapefruit segments and avocado over the fennel. Drizzle salad dressing over the salad.

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