Winter Citrus and Avocado Salad with Cara Cara Orange Poppy Vinaigrette
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Serves: 2-4 salads
For the salad:
  • 2-3 small tangerines
  • 1 ruby red grapefruit
  • 2 avocados
  • 2-3 heads little gem lettuce or baby romaine
  • orange poppyseed vinaigrette (see recipe)
For the dressing:
  • Zest 6 oranges
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • ½ cup maple
  • 1 Tablespoon mustard
  • 2 cups extra virgin olive oil or walnut oil
  • 2 Tablespoons poppy seeds
For the salad:
  1. Arrange the salad ingredients in a bowl as desired and dress lightly.
  2. If you want to make an avocado flower, check this out!
For the dressing:
  1. Add the orange zest, orange juice, maple and mustard to a blender.
  2. Slowly blend, adding the oil a little at a time until smooth.
  3. Fold in the poppy seeds by hand.
Recipe by Plant Craft at