Avocado Salad with Rocket and Seeds

Avocado Salad with Rocket and Seeds

This Avocado Salad will give a power boost to your day with the healthy fats in the avocados and the omega-3s found in the seeds. Especially for the avocado lovers in my family!

The perfect salad to serve with spicy food like curries or peri-peri chicken as it is refreshing and cooling. Also great to serve at a dinner party or barbecue.


LOW CARB SALAD WITH 3 G NET CARBS


Rocket Salad with Avocado Salad and Seeds

CourseSalad
CuisineAustralian
DifficultyEasy
Servings4


Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time10 mins

Equipment

  • Salad Spinner

Ingredients

For the salad…

  • 1 small bunch rocket (arugula) (or 100 grams baby rocket
  • 2 avocados
  • 1 tbsp pepitas
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

For the vinaigrette…

  • 3 tbsps olive oil
  • 2 tbsps lemon juice
  • 1 tsp poppy seed

Instructions

  • For this salad, I used a bunch of rocket as it tastes more peppery but you may use baby rocket if you prefer.
  • Wash the rocket, discard any wilted or damaged leaves, trim the ends, shake and either pat dry or spin dry in a salad spinner to remove excess water. Chop roughly and transfer to a large mixing bowl.
  • Add all the vinaigrette ingredients to a glass jar and shake until emulsified.
  • Pit and peel the avocados and cut into large dice. Transfer most of the avocado to your salad bowl and reserve approximately half a cup to use as a garnish.
  • Pour the dressing over the salad, season with salt and pepper and toss gently to combine. Taste and adjust seasonings according to your taste.
  • Arrange in a salad bowl, scatter the reserved avocado and pepitas on top and serve immediately.

Video

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Rocket Salad with Avocado Salad and Seeds
Amount Per Serving
Calories 279 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Sodium 14mg1%
Potassium 600mg17%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 740IU15%
Vitamin C 17mg21%
Calcium 62mg6%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

This video is courtesy of My Food and Family.


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