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postheadericon Avocado-Pineapple Salad

5.00 avg. rating (90% score) - 1 vote

Avocado-Pineapple Salad is a delicious recipe for a Cuban-style fruit salad. Key Ingredients: Ripe avocados, fresh pineapple, onions and lime juice. A truly tropical salad that is both delicious and easy to make. It is also a healthy, low calories, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly, vegetarian and Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (8) Servings. Avocado-Pineapple Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.avocado-pineapple-salad

Prep Time: About 30 Minutes.
Total Time: 30-35 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion, separated into rings
Ice water
2 firm ripe avocados
1 medium-size fresh pineapple
3 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
1 Tbsp fresh lime juice
1/2 tsp Kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS:

1. Soak onions in a small bowl of ice water for 15 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, halve the avocados and cut each half into slices. Peel pineapple, halve lengthwise into quarters; remove core and cut each quarter crosswise into slices.

3. Whisk the olive oil and lime juice in a small bowl. Drain the onions and pat dry. Arrange half the avocado, pineapple and onions on a serving plate, sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt and drizzle with half the dressing; repeat the layers. Season with the pepper.

Yield: (8) Servings.
Serving Size: 1 cup per serving.

Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus)
Carb Choices: 1

Diet Exchange:
1 Fruit + 2-1/2 Fat

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 186, Total Fat: 13g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 75mg, Sugars: 12g, Carbohydrates: 20g, Fiber: 5g, Protein: 2g

Original recipe and image from: Merdith Corporation. http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/pineapple_avocado_salad.html

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