avocado strawberry salad

Avocado-Strawberry Salad With Toasted Pine Nuts Serves: 4


Ingredients:

  • 1 ripe avocado (preferably Hass variety), peeled, pitted and cut into chunks

    Juice of 1 lemon or lime

  • 1 cup strawberries, hulled and cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, walnut oil or hazelnut oil

  • 2 tablespoons raspberry vinegar

  • 2 teaspoons honey

  • Salt, to taste

  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

  • 2 cups bite-size pieces arugula or watercress

  • 2 tablespoons toasted pine nuts


Directions:

  • Combine avocado with lemon juice in a large nonreactive bowl. Add berries, oil, vinegar, honey, salt and pepper and combine well. Serve over a bed of arugula or watercress on each of the four plates. Garnish with pine nuts.


Nutrition Information (per serving):

Calories: 160

Fat: 12 g

Saturated fat: 1.5 g

Sodium: 10 mg

Carbohydrates: 14 g

Fiber: 4 g

Sugar: 8 g

Protein: 2 g

Source: American Diabetes Association

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