Cold weather means two things: comfort foods and winter produce. We wanted to unite the two, which is what inspired these five winter avocado salads. Each recipe is packed with a variety of winter veggies, nuts, and fruits (like avocado!). Bellies, prepare to be comforted.
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Sweet and satisfying, this salad made with pears, oranges, and avocados is a fresh and flavorful meal. Drizzled with dressing made from blood orange juice, oregano, and chipotle powder, it will have your taste buds watering and your guests wondering where they can get the recipe. (It’s OK, you can tell them it’s yours.)
This recipe is stellar when paired with rotisserie chicken or roast turkey — but it’s just as enjoyable on its own. The nutty notes of roasted Brussels sprouts and smooth avocado seem to shine under a dressing of bright lemon and spicy sriracha. Toss in the crunch of toasted pumpkin seeds, and you have a symphony of texture and flavor right on your dinner table.
A spectacular salad by any account, this recipe is chock-full of greens and grains. Perfectly delicious for anyone who’s on a Mediterranean diet or who’s just a fan of farro, this salad features goat cheese, cranberries, arugula, and walnuts. A true crowd pleaser, the goodness in this delicious salad is endless.
This salad comes to your table in dramatic fashion, featuring beets, green onion, and smooth avocados, all atop a boat of crisp romaine. Topped off by a dressing of tangy apple cider vinegar and dill, it’s almost too pretty to eat. And beyond its deliciousness, the healthy avocado featured in this recipe is sodium- and cholesterol-free, so you can feel great about eating something that tastes so good!
Change up your winter meal rotation with this vibrant shrimp salad. Complete with crunchy red grapes and creamy avocado, this recipe is a small tropical escape from the cold weather with flavors of sweet mango and zesty lime.
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And if you haven’t quite seen enough here, be sure to peruse our recipe page for more spectacular salads.