A deliciously fresh salad recipe that combines the smoothness of avocado with the tang of fresh oranges.


Serves 6

  • Mixed salad leaves (try combining bitter and smooth-tasting leaves for a mix of flavours, such as radicchio with spinach, coral leaf)
  • 4 oranges
    • 3 oranges peeled and cut into slices
    • juice of 1/2 an orange
    • zest of 1 orange
  • 2–3 avocados, sliced
  • 1 1/2 tsp mustard
  • Olive oil (half the amount of orange juice)
  • Salt

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: None
Difficulty rating: Easy


  1. Wash and dry mixed salad leaves. Add the 3 sliced oranges and the sliced avocados.
  2. To make the dressing, combine the orange juice, zest, olive oil and mustard. Add salt to taste.
  3. Toss the salad mix with the dressing. Serve immediately.

Nutritional content

Nutritional analysis per serve:

 Energy  919 kJ
219 cal
 Protein  2.3 g
 Total fat  17.1 g
 Saturated fat  2.3 g
 Carbohydrates  17.7 g
 Total sugars  7.4 g
 Fibre  7.6 g
 Sodium  14 mg
 Cholesterol  0 mg
 Potassium  638 mg

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