Avocado Citrus Salad with Marinated Onion

Ring in the flavors of spring and summer with a delicious salad packed with marinated onions and a homemade dressing made with orange peel, vinegar, honey, and oil. So fresh and flavorful!

Avocado Citrus Salad with Marinated Onion

Prep Time

6 hours

Cook Time

-  

Serves

4 people

Ring in the flavors of spring and summer with a delicious salad packed with marinated onions and a homemade dressing made with orange peel, vinegar, honey, and oil. So fresh and flavorful!

 

Recipe and image provided by the National Onion Association.

Ingredients

  • 1 red onion, medium-sized
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar or white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 oranges
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 avocado, halved, pitted and skin removed
  • 1 grapefruit, peeled and sliced, seeds removed
  • Endive and/or small romaine lettuce spears

Preparation

  • 1 Peel and thinly slice 1 medium red onion. Combine 1/4 cup rice vinegar, honey, and water in a jar with tight-fitting lid. Shake until well blended.
  • 2 Add onions to the jar. Shake jar to coat onions in liquid, then refrigerate overnight or for at least 6 hours.
  • 3 If necessary, shake the jar 2-3 times during the 6 hours to be sure the onions marinade evenly.
  • 4 Pare and slice oranges; remove seeds. Slice avocado.

For Dressing

  • 1 Combine orange peel, oil, remaining 1/4 cup vinegar, and honey in a small jar with a lid.

To Arrange the Salad

  • 1 For each serving, arrange endive and/or romaine leaves in a spoke-fashion on individual plates.
  • 2 Portion oranges, avocado and grapefruit pieces onto the center spokes of endive and/or romaine.
  • 3 Lift Marinated Onions from liquid with a fork and transfer to the top of each salad. Drizzle with dressing before serving.

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