Ruby Grapefruit & Avocado Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

Here’s a plate full of summer you can eat any time of year, full of nutritional goodness. It’s also a gorgeous salad lit up by the color and flavor of Star ruby grapefruits and delicious avocados. Add a citrus vinaigrette, and it’s the perfect salad for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
Course Appetizers, Main Dish, Salads



  • 4 Star ruby grapefruits
  • 4 avocados
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 2 small red onions thinly sliced and separated into rings
  • 1 fennel bulb thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup Parmegiano-Reggiano cheese shaved


  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon shallot minced
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Freshy ground black pepper



  • Peel and section the grapefruits, taking as much of the white pith off as you can.
  • Peel and pit the avocados, and cut them into slices lengthwise.
  • Add the grapefruit and avocado to a large bowl, along with the spinach, red onion, and fennel. Toss lightly to combine.
  • Divide between four large salad bowls, or plates.
  • Top each with the Pargemiano-Reggiano cheese.


  • Combine all the ingredients in a small bowl and whisk together briskly until well combined.
  • Drizzle over the salad and serve immediately.
Keyword Star Ruby grapefruit
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