RECIPE: Winter Orange and Avocado Salad
Local oranges on the Big Island are sweet, ripe and delicious right now. If you don’t have a tree, it’s likely your neighbor or the farmers market will have plenty! Pair the oranges with sliced avocados and red onions in this quick and easy seasonal salad!
Yield: 2 servings.
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
3/4 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
Dash each paprika, curry powder, ground cinnamon and pepper
2 small navel oranges, peeled and sliced
1 medium avocado, sliced
2 slices red onion, quartered and chopped
1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
- In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the oil, vinegar, sugar, cumin, paprika, curry, cinnamon and pepper; shake well.
- Place oranges, avocado and onion in a shallow bowl.
- Drizzle with dressing; toss gently to coat.
- Sprinkle with cilantro.
This post has been a contribution by Kristin Frost Albrecht on behalf of The Food Basket, Hawai’i Island’s Food Bank.