Avocado & leaf salad

Avocado & leaf salad

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(9 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins


Serves 4
This light summery salad makes the perfect side to beefburgers or spare ribs

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal251
  • fat23g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs10g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre3g
  • protein3g
  • salt0.27g
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  • 100g bag mixed rocket, spinach and watercress salad



    Rocket is a very 'English' leaf, and has been used in salads since Elizabethan times. It…

  • 2 avocados, peeled, stoned and cut into chunks



    Although it's technically a fruit, the mild-flavoured avocado is used as a vegetable. Native…

  • 50g ready-made croûton (or make your own)

For the dressing

  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp wine vinegar, any type
  • 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil


  1. Make the dressing by whisking the mustard, vinegar and oil together, along with 1tsp water. Season well.

  2. Place the salad leaves and avocado chunks in a large bowl, then use your hands to toss the dressing through. Add the croutons just before serving so they stay nice and crisp.

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Comments (12)

paramar's picture

I make this but add toasted pinenuts instead of croutons.

Marie Beltran's picture

Avocado splendid on a green salad

pikolet's picture

Loved this recipe. I made it as part of my New Year's Eve dinner and it went down very well. I used homemade croutons which I made with garlic infused oil. Yum!

hootiemcboob's picture

So quick & simple & tasty, a huge hit in our house.

jmaitland54's picture

Very easy and impressed my guests. A good lunchtime salad

muzza01's picture


muzza01's picture

made this as part of my dinner party went well with the rocket, bacon flan - fab

gurner's picture

Delicious! did for a family bbq and it went down a storm,just as it is!

florence-chan1's picture

This was absolutely beautiful, a great side to a fish dish :)

michelle-30's picture

Made this tonight. I'm not a massive avocado fan but this was lovely, i thought the avocado would be stodgy but it actually cleansed the pallet. Made it with red gem lettuce and rocket and it held the dressing well. Seved it with Saras chilli (also from this site)

stevemac's picture

Loved this simple recipe, I substituted flaked almonds for croutons - works well also.

ryan_larkan's picture

Can replace the olive oil with infused Avocado oil

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