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Apple Avocado Salad with Tangerine Dressing

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Ingredients

1/4 cup red onion — chopped
10 ounces baby greens
1/2 cup walnuts — chopped
2 tsp lemon zest
1/3 cup crumbled blue cheese
1 avocado — peeled, pitted and cubed
1 apple — peeled, cored and cut
4 mandarin oranges — juiced
1/2 tsp lemon zest
1/2 portion lemon – juice
1 clove of garlic — minced
1 tbsp olive oil
salt

Nutritional information

144
calories
1 g
carbohydrates
3.1 g
protein
11 g
fat
74 mg
sodium
3 mg
cholesterol

Apple Avocado Salad with Tangerine Dressing

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  • Veg
Cuisine:
    • 15 mins
    • Easy

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    There are a lot of people out there who find happiness in a bowl of salad. If the salad is filled with apple and avocado and a subtly tart and sweet tangerine dressing, you can call it the best hands down.A perfect combination of apples, blue cheese, avocados, and tangerine, the dish is wonderfully flavorful. If you are a fan of avocado and how buttery it tastes, you simply have to try this salad and see how the sweetness of apple and the acidity of the lemon zest complement the avocado.

    Health Benefits

    • Apples are good for the stomach, liver, and heart. Apples are also known to prevent constipation, diabetes, anemia, and gallstones.
    • Apples are also effective in preventing eye disorders and will help keep cancer, gut, and Alzheimer’s disease away.
    • Avocados are highly nutritious as well and pack in plenty of potassium, monounsaturated fatty acids (good for your heart), and fiber. They can help lower cholesterol levels as well.
    • In fact, avocados are considered superfoods since they contain a lot of antioxidants and nutrients including magnesium, lutein, fiber, and folic acid.
    • Mandarin oranges are a rich source of vitamin C, A, and B. It has antioxidants that help prevent infections and promote skin health.
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    How to make Apple Avocado Salad with Tangerine Dressing

    • Toss red onion, baby greens, walnuts, lemon zest, and blue cheese in a bowl.
    • Add the avocado and apple when you are ready to serve.
    • Add the lemon juice, mandarin orange juice, garlic, lemon juice, salt, and olive oil to a tight container with a lid and mix well. When you are ready to serve, drizzle as desired over the salad.

    Trivia

    Did you know avocados are believed to have originated in Mexico around 7,000 to 9,000 years ago? Interestingly, archaeologists have discovered domesticated seeds of avocado with Incan mummies in Peru that date to 750 B.C.

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