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Holiday Side: Easter Salad

If you're looking for a great opener for your Easter feast, or just a dish that will wow everyone, then turn to this lovely Easter Salad. This salad is a great combo of greens combined with grapefruit, avocado and papaya. The color screams Spring and the flavor screams delicious! To get the recipe,


Easter Salad

Easter Salad

Easter Salad


4 ounces mache, roots trimmed
8 ounces assorted baby lettuces, such as oak, Lolla Rossa, and bibb
1 bunch watercress, stems removed
1 large pink grapefruit
1 small avocado, peeled, pitted, and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1 red small papaya, peeled and cut in half
Papaya Citrus Vinaigrette
1 small red onion, skin removed and sliced into 1/8-inch-thick rounds


  1. Place mache, all the baby lettuces, and watercress in a large bowl, and toss to combine. Transfer to a serving platter.
  2. Cut both ends from the grapefruit. Starting at one cut end, slide a paring knife between the peel and the pulp, removing the entire skin and the outer membrane. Use the knife to lift out the sections. Arrange the sections down the middle of the greens in a row. Place the avocado cubes to one side of the grapefruit sections.
  3. Remove the seeds from the papaya, and reserve for vinaigrette. Cut papaya into 1/2-inch-thick slices, and arrange slices on other side of the grapefruit sections. Top with onion rounds. Drizzle the vinaigrette over the entire salad, and serve immediately.
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Advah Advah 8 years
That looks like a delicious sweet/savoury/juicy combination, I never thought of putting grapefruit in a salad before..
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
partysugar partysugar 8 years
Marynanabananas: mache is a type of leafy green. For more details check out this definition. Hope that helps!
Nyrina-Windu Nyrina-Windu 8 years
Yummy. Sounds and looks like a cool dish.
josie888 josie888 8 years
josie888 josie888 8 years
Jude-C Jude-C 8 years
At first glance, I thought the grapefruit was lox and got all excited :ROTFL: Even without the lox, though, this does sound yummy.
GrapeBubbleGum GrapeBubbleGum 8 years
what is mache??
GrapeBubbleGum GrapeBubbleGum 8 years
what is mache??
Tabloid Tabloid 8 years
It looks very healthy eating!
Tabloid Tabloid 8 years
It looks very healthy eating!
LaPerla2 LaPerla2 8 years
MMM this sounds so delicious!
LaPerla2 LaPerla2 8 years
MMM this sounds so delicious!
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