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Citrus Salad with Baby Greens

Citrus Salad with Baby Greens, Cucumber and Avocado

What I love about eating right is the array of colors and the sheer beauty of many of these dishes … and this one is no exception! I love bringing this salad to parties because it has a lovely presentation. It can be assembled ahead of time and dressed just before serving. Enjoy!!

Citrus Salad with Baby Greens, Cucumber and Avocado (serves 6)

4 cups baby arugula, spinach and/or romaine 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved 1 cup (about 1 large) English cucumber, diced 3 clementine oranges, sectioned 1 pink grapefruit, sectioned with knife 1 ripe avocado, diced 2 tablespoons roasted, salted sunflower seeds Dressing: Mix together 1/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice, 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar, 2 teaspoons honey. Whisk in 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil. Season with dash cayenne pepper; salt and pepper to taste. Spread greens on a serving platter. Top with cucumbers, tomatoes and avocado. Arrange orange and grapefruit sections on top. When ready to serve, toss salad with dressing and sprinkle with sunflower seeds.

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