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Avocado, Orange and Almond Salad

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Avocado, Orange, and Almond Salad

Avocado, Orange and Almond Salad

Recipe Courtesy Chef Bryan Woolley

 

Ingredients:

 

  • 2 medium tomatoes, deseeded and chopped
  • 2 avocados, peeled and diced
  • 1/3 cup toasted sliced almonds
  • 1/3 cup freshly chopped parsley
  • 1 cup black olives (or olive of choice)
  • 1 cup cured diced Italian salami, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 2 oranges, peeled and cut into slices
  • 1 small red onion, cut into rings
  • juice from one lemon
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

 

Instructions:

 

  1. Add the chopped tomatoes, diced avocados, sliced almonds, chopped parsley, black olives, and the diced Italian salami to a large bowl.
  2. In a small bowl whisk together the fresh lemon juice and olive oil.  Salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad mixture and toss to coat.
  4. On a large plate/platter,  arrange the orange slices on the bottom followed by the onion rings.  Spoon the salad on top of the oranges and onion for a beautiful presentation.  Serve with some delicious Artisan bread and enjoy!

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