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Citrus Salad with Avocado

Submitted by on January 24, 2010 – 7:11 am | 1,621 views
  • SumoMe

Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Number of Servings: 6
Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 1.00


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 225ºF oven for approximately 15 minutes. Set aside. Grate the oranges to obtain approximately 2 teaspoons of orange rind for each serving. Set aside. Peel oranges and grapefruit, section, and seed. Set sections aside. Mix honey, raspberry vinegar, orange, and grapefruit sections. Add orange rinds and tortilla strips. Toss all ingredients gently. Top with avocado slices and a sprig of fresh mint for garnish.

Diabetic Exchange**:

Fruit: 2
Vegetables: 0
Meat: 0
Milk: 0
Fat: 1
Carbs: 0
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.

Source: CDC/Produce for Better Health

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