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Papaya-Avocado Tossed Salad

Fruit is a terrific addition to green salads in summer. Here our home economists tossed in papaya and avocado.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings


  • 4 cups torn red leaf lettuce
  • 4 cups torn green leaf lettuce
  • 1 medium papaya, peeled, seeded and sliced
  • 1 large ripe avocado, peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 cup sliced red onion
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
  • 2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


  • In a large salad bowl, gently toss the lettuce, papaya, avocado and onion. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the dressing ingredients; shake well. Drizzle over salad; toss to coat.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 145 calories, 12g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 47mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein.

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