{ Avocado & Nectarine Salad with Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette }

 

What makes a great salad? To me it is a combination of tastes: fresh, sweet, tart and salty. I also need crunch and a toasted element. Here is a recipe for an avocado nectarine salad in a cilantro lime dressing.

{ ingredients }

DRESSING:

  • Juice from 1 lime
  • 2 tsp. white wine vinegar
  • 1 shallot, diced
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • dash of pepper
  • 1/3 c. EVOO 
SALAD:
  • 1 lg. romaine (or your preferred greens)
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1 ripe nectarine, sliced
  • 3 green onions, diced
  • 1/2 cup toasted pepitos

{directions }

  1. Mix lime, shallot, cilantro, salt, pepper and cilantro well.
  2. Add oil slowly.
  3. Mix salad ingredients in large bowl.
  4. Toss with dressing.
  5. Enjoy! Yum!

Makes 6 servings.

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