Avocado Grapefruit Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing

Salads

Avocado Grapefruit Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing
Nutrition Facts
1 serving per container
Serving size 1 serving (204g)
Amount Per Serving 4
Calories 720
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 44g 56%
Saturated Fat 13g 66%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 1110mg 48%
Total Carbohydrates 75g 27%
Dietary Fiber 14g 51%
Total Sugars 16g  
  Includes 6g Added Sugars 12%
Protein 19g 0%
Vitamin D 0.96mg 4%
Calcium 229mg 20%
Iron 3mg 20%
Potassium 890mg 56%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contriburtes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

  • 6 ea. slices of bacon
  • 1/4 c. bacon drippings, reserved from cooked bacon
  • Vegetable oil as needed
  • 2/3 c. red onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 ea. jalapeño, seeded & cut into matchsticks
  • 3 T. grapefruit juice
  • 1 T. lime juice
  • 2 T. sugar
  • 1/4 t. salt
  • 1/4 t. pepper
  • 4 c. mixed salad greens
  • 2 ea. Avocados From Mexico, pitted, peeled, & diced
  • 1 ea. large grapefruit, segmented
  • 1 c. jicama, cut into matchsticks
  • 3 oz. queso fresco, crumbled
  • 4 ea. 10-inch flour tortillas

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Place tortillas on a baking sheet and bake for 6 to 8 minutes until golden brown. Remove from oven and let cool.
  2. In a large skillet over medium-low heat, cook the bacon until crisp; drain and let cool. Roughly chop into small pieces.
  3. Pour out bacon dripping from skillet and measure 1/4 cup. If needed, add vegetable oil.
  4. Return dripping to skillet and heat over medium heat.
  5. Add onions and jalapeños; cook until tender.
  6. Add grapefruit juice, lime juice, sugar, salt, and pepper; bring to a boil. Stir and incorporate browned bacon bits. Remove from heat.
  7. In a large bowl, combine mixed greens, avocados, grapefruit segments, jicama, and queso fresco. Pour warm bacon dressing over salad and toss gently. Top with bacon pieces.
  8. Place the baked tortillas on to 4 individual serving dishes. Divide salad and serve on top of tortillas.

Reviews

Nutrition Facts
Avocado Grapefruit Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing
Amount Per Serving 4
Calories 720 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 44g 56%
Saturated Fat 13g 66%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 1110mg 48%
Total Carbohydrates 75g 27%
Dietary Fiber 14g 51%
Total Sugars 16g  
  Includes 6g Added Sugars 12%
Protein 19g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0.96mg 0.96%
Calcium 229mg 20%
Iron 3mg 20%
Potassium 890mg 56%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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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