Fanned Avocado Salad

Fanned Avocado Salad
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Source: Diabetes and Heart Healthy Cookbook, 2nd edition. Recipe Credit: .
Summary

Earthy spinach, crunchy cucumber, fragrant tomatoes, and sharp feta complement the creamy richness of avocado in this attractive salad. A slightly spicy lemon-lime dressing takes it from simple to sensational.

  • Prep time
    20 min
  • Servings
    6 Servings
  • Serving size
    1/2 cup
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

6 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1/2 cup
  • Amount per serving Calories 70

  • Total Fat 3.5g
    • Saturated Fat 0.5g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol less than 5mg
  • Sodium 160mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 5g
    • Dietary Fiber 3g
    • Total Sugars 2g
    • Added Sugars 0g
  • Protein 3g
  • Potassium 370mg
  • Phosphorus 55mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1 Vegetable, 1 Fat

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • fresh lime juice
    2 tbsp
  • fresh lemon juice
    2 tbsp
  • pepper
    1/4 tsp
  • red hot-pepper sauce
    1/4 tsp
  • salt
    1/8 tsp
  • medium spinach leaves
    18
  • medium cucumber (peeled and sliced)
    1/2
  • medium tomato (sliced crosswise and halved)
    1
  • medium avocado (thinly sliced)
    1
  • fresh cilantro (chopped)
    1/2 cup
  • feta cheese (fat-free, crumbled)
    1 oz
Directions

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, lime juice, hot sauce, salt, and pepper.

  2. On a platter, decoratively arrange the spinach, cucumber, tomato, and avocado like a fan or an accordion. Pour the dressing over all. Sprinkle with the cilantro and feta. Serve immediately for peak flavor and so the spinach doesn’t wilt.

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