Avocado and Grapefruit Salad

Rich, creamy avocado goes beautifully with juicy, tangy grapefruit in this simple and delicious salad.

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Hands-on time: 30   |    Total time: 30   |    Makes: 4 Servings


Cutting board
Sharp knife (adult needed)
Measuring spoons
Serving bowl
Salad servers or tongs


1 grapefruit
2 avocados
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon fresh lemon or lime juice
1⁄2 teaspoon kosher salt
1 pinch black pepper


Wash your hands with soap and water, then gather all your equipment and ingredients and put them on a counter.

  1. Put all the ingredients in the bowl and toss gently. Serve right away or cover and refrigerate up to 1 hour.


In the photograph here, we “supremed” our grapefruit, which means that instead of peeling and sectioning it by hand, we used a knife to cut the peel off and then cut the fruit out of the membranes. But you can just peel it and pull it apart however you like.