A delightfully fresh-tasting dish, Grapefruit and Avocado Salad may be served as an unusual first course to a summer dinnerparty.
2 large ripe avocados, halved and stoned
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1 large grapefruit, peeled and chopped head of chicory , trimmed, washed and chopped
1 teaspoons sugar
1 tablespoons French Dressing
Using a teaspoon, scoop out the avocado flesh and place it in a medium-sized mixing bowl. Reserve the avocado shells.
1 teaspoon of the lemon juice, the chopped grapefruit, chicory and sugar and, using a fork, mash the ingredients until they form a relatively smooth mixture.
Stir the dressing into the avocado mix-ture. Spoon the mixture into the avocado shells and sprinkle over the remaining lemon juice. Place the filled avocados in the refrigerator to chill for at least 30 minutes.
Grape and Grapefruit Salad and Grapefruit and Avocado Salad are two delightfully refreshing and unusual dishes for a summer’s day.