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Grapefruit and Avocado Salad

Grapefruit and Avocado Salad with pan seared shrimp and a delicious sweet lemon dressing served over a bed of your favorite greens.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 5
Calories: 384kcal
Author: Lauren Allen


  • 2 heads Boston Bib lettuces , chopped
  • 2 avocados , peeled, and sliced into 1/2'' wedges
  • 2 grapefruits
  • 1 pound raw shrimp , shelled (optional)

For the dressing

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1 Tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons grapefruit juice (leftover from peeling the grapefruit)


  • Add olive oil to saucepan over medium high heat. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds. 
  • Add shrimp and saute for a few seconds, just until pink on both sides (don't over cook!).
  • Peel the rind off the grapefruit. Halve it, and then remove the skin from each individual slice so that your just left with slices of grapefruit flesh. Do this over a plate, and save any juice that accumulates on the plate.
  • Layer bib lettuce with avocado and grapefruit. 
  • Top with cooked shrimp. Pour desired amount of dressing on top.
  • For the dressing, whisk all ingredients together in a bowl until well combined.


Calories: 384kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 20mg | Potassium: 700mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 3410IU | Vitamin C: 47.5mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 1.5mg