Healthy recipe: Apple avocado salad with tangerine dressing

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  • By Kayla Scherf
  • Health and Wellness Center
The Health and Wellness Center dietician provides a series of seasonal recipes for each month. October's recipes are based on avocado.


1 10-ounce package baby greens
1/4 cup red onion, chopped
1/2 cup walnuts
1/3 cup reduced fat, crumbled blue cheese
2 teaspoons lemon zest
1 apple, peeled, cored, sliced
1 avocado, peeled, pitted and diced
4 mandarin oranges, juiced
1/2 lemon, juiced
1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tablespoon olive oil

How to make it

1. In a large bowl, toss together the baby greens, red onion, walnuts, blue cheese and lemon zest. Mix in the apple and avocado just before serving.
2. In a container with a lid, mix in the mandarin orange juice, lemon juice, lemon zest, garlic and olive oil. Drizzle over the salad as desired.

Makes 10 servings