Avocado & Cucumber Grapefruit Salad


Avocado & Cucumber Grapefruit Salad

This refreshing salad made with avocados, cucumber and grapefruit is served with a delightful honey and jalapeño dressing. Served on a bed of lettuce, this crunchy and creamy salad is the perfect meal starter. Florida citrus season during the winter months is a great time to serve this salad with the freshest, juiciest grapefruit selection.


  • 1 olive oil
  • 3 T. grapefruit juice
  • 2 honey
  • 1-1/2 jalapeño, minced
  • 1/4 salt
  • 8 romaine lettuce
  • 2 ea. Avocados From Mexico, pitted, peeled, & sliced
  • 1 c. grapefruit segments
  • 1 ea. cucumber or jicama, cut into 1-inch matchsticks
  • 1/4 c. red onion, thinly sliced


  1. In a small bowl whisk together olive oil, grapefruit juice, honey, jalapeño, and salt until well combined.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine cucumber (or jicama), onions, grapefruit segments, and avocados; toss gently with dressing.
  3. Divide the romaine lettuce among 4 individual serving dishes and top each with the avocado, cucumber, and grapefruit salad.


Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!

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