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5 servings
Prep Time:
1 hr 15 mins
Meal Types:
Side Dishes
Salads and Salad Dressings
Lunch
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Green and Pink Salad

A very fresh and spicy salad with red onion, cucumber, avocado and pecans.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Wash and dry the lettuce.
  2. Cut the red onion in fine slices put them in a bowl with the lime juice, salt it, reserve covered in the fridge for one hour or when you see the lime juice turn pink.
  3. In a bowl combine the lettuce, avocado, cucumber (cut in half moons retiring the seeds part), salt and pepper it.
  4. Before serving add the olive oil, parmesan. Make a puree with the garlic and add it in, the vinegar, the red onions (without the lime juice), mix it all well an finally cover it up with the Valdosta pecans.
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I understand that avocado is "good" fat, but (according to the nutritional information label) this is way too much fat & sodium content for me personally. The recipe looks absolutely delicious and I do believe I'll try an altered version of it.
01 Mar 10 by member: kittycox
Why are their spinach leaves in the photo?
17 Aug 11 by member: vergabomb
Too much sugar for me!

     
 

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Nutrition summary:

There are 324 calories in 1 serving of Green and Pink Salad.
Calorie break-down: 73% fat, 19% carbs, 8% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 248
Calories 324
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 27.5g 42%
  Saturated Fat 4.99g 25%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 2.402g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 15.146g  
Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 1604mg 67%
Potassium 455mg  
Total Carbohydrate 16.5g 6%
  Dietary Fiber 6.1g 24%
  Sugars 7.69g  
Protein 6.79g  
 
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 22%
Calcium 18% Iron 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
16%
of RDI*
(324 calories)
16% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (19%)
 
Fat (73%)
 
Protein (8%)
Carbohydrates, 16.5g (19%) Fat, 27.5g (73%) Protein, 6.79g (8%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories