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Avocado Pineapple Salad
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Avocado Pineapple Salad

A light, sweet and savory Cuban-inspired salad recipe made with iceberg lettuce, fresh pineapple, avocado, and red onion topped with a citrus vinaigrette. A perfect summertime salad.
Course Salad
Cuisine Cuban
Keyword gluten free
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 236kcal
Author Amee

Ingredients

  • cup vinegar
  • cup olive oil
  • cup orange juice freshly squeezed
  • 1-2 tbsp lime juice freshly squeezed
  • 1 ½ tbsp serrano pepper finely chopped (or jalapeño)- these babies are hot!
  • cup sugar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups of fresh pineapple chunks
  • 2 large avocados peeled and sliced
  • 1 head iceberg lettuce shredded
  • 1 medium sweet red onion sliced thin

Instructions

  • Combine olive oil, vinegar, orange juice, lime juice, and sugar in a blender until smooth.
  • Add salt and pepper to this mixture to taste and stir in the diced serrano pepper.
  • Lightly toss the lettuce, pineapple, and red onion together.
  • Toss the dressing with the pineapple salad until everything is well coated.
  • Garnish individual salads with a few extra avocado slices and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Nutrition

Calories: 236kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 12mg | Potassium: 433mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 482IU | Vitamin C: 35mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1mg