Sweet onion, orange and avocado salad Recipe

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A great variation on the salad theme with the oranges giving it some added zest


  • 1 sweet onion3 oranges
  • 2 avocados
  • A handful each of rocket and watercress
  • 20g pine nuts, toasted
  • Salt and pepper
  • For the dressing
  • 1tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1tsp Dijon mustard
  • 3tbsp olive oil


  • First prepare the vegetables and fruit. Slice the sweet onion into fine rings. Using a sharp knife, peel the rind and pith off the oranges, then cut the oranges into segments, reserving any juices in a small bowl. Halve the avocados, remove the stone and skin, and cut the flesh into slices.

  • Next make the dressing. Add the balsamic vinegar and mustard to any reserved orange juices in a small bowl and whisk together. Then whisk in the olive oil, season with salt and pepper and set aside.

  • Arrange the rocket and watercress on a serving platter. Top with the prepared Sweet Onions, oranges and avocado. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and sprinkle with toasted pine nuts. Serve immediately.

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