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Rocco DiSpirito's Avocado Salad with Red Onion

A Fresh, Dressed-Up Salad

Rocco DiSpiritos Avocado Salad with Red Onion
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min


  • 4 lemons zest from all and 8 tablespoons of juice
  • 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 ripe avocados, sliced
  • 1 large red onion, cut crosswise into very thin slices (should be about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro
  • Cooking Directions

    To make dressing, combine lemon juice, lemon zest and extra virgin olive oil in a bowl; season with salt and pepper and toss half of it with the red onions. On four plates, lay out a bed avocado slices and season with salt and pepper. Top avocados with red onions.

    Drizzle the remaining dressing evenly over the salads and sprinkle cilantro on top. Serve.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: onion, avocado

    Course: Appetizer/Starter, Brunch, Lunch, Salad, Snack, Side Dish, Vegetable

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