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Red Grapefruit and Avocado Salad

Ingredients:

1 small head of butter lettuce – separated and cleaned
1 medium grapefruit – cut, peel, remove pith, slice into 1/4 inch rounds
and then into halves or quarters

1 avocado – peeled and cut into small wedges
1 small fennel bulb – thinly sliced
2 cups of pea shoots or baby sprouts
Sprigs of mint for garnish

Green Goddness Dressing

1/2 cup regular plain yogurt – if using Greek yogurt, you may need to thin
with a few T’s of water
1 avocado – peeled and scooped out
1/4 cup parsley
1/4 cup mint
1 garlic clove
2 T olive oil|
1 T champagne vinegar
2 T lemon juice

1 tsp honey
1/2 cup water
Salt and pepper

Preparation:

Put all dressing ingredients in blender and process until smooth. Check for desired taste and consistency, may need to add a touch more salt or lemon juice.

Arrange butter lettuce on platter in whole or torn leaves. Add the grapefruit, avocado, fennel and pea shoots and arrange. Drizzle dressing over salad or serve in a dish and let each person drizzle their own. Garnish with sprigs of mint. Dressing will store in refrigerator 3-5 days. Serves 4-6.

Serve with:

Kunde Family Winery Sauvignon Blanc – Block 4SB20