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Sliced Avocado With Poppy Seed Vinaigrette

Sliced Avocado With Poppy Seed Vinaigrette
Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times

Sliced avocado in a sweet-and-sour vinaigrette tastes delicious as is, served on a bed of lettuce or mixed with other fruit, like sliced bananas, seedless grapes, star fruit or ripe pear. Read more

Total time: 15 minutes | Serves 6
  • 1/4 cup honey or raw sugar
  • 1/2 cup sunflower or safflower oil
  • 5 1/2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 green onion, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon whole-grain Dijon mustard
  • Salt
  • 2 teaspoons poppy seeds
  • 4 large avocados, peeled and sliced lengthwise

Step 1Whip the honey, oil, vinegar, onion, mustard and salt to taste in a blender until emulsified. Stir in the poppy seeds.

Step 2Arrange the avocado slices on a serving platter and pour the dressing over.

Each serving:
292 calories; 60 mg sodium; 0 cholesterol; 26 grams fat; 3 grams saturated fat; 16 grams carbohydrates; 1 gram protein; 2.67 grams fiber.
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