Carrot, orange & avocado salad

Carrot, orange & avocado salad

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Prep: 10 mins No cook

Easy

Serves 4
This zingy side salad is packed full of goodness and it adds a touch of colour to any dish

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal203
  • fat17g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs10g
  • sugars8g
  • fibre6g
  • protein2g
  • salt1g
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Ingredients

  • 2 orange, plus zest and juice of 1
    Orange

    Orange

    or-ange

    One of the best-known citrus fruits, oranges aren't necessarily orange - some varieties are…

  • 3 carrot, halved lengthways and sliced with a peeler
    Carrot

    Carrot

    ka-rot

    The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root…

  • 70g bag rocket
    Rocket

    Rocket

    roh-ket

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

  • 2 avocado, stoned, peeled and sliced
    Avocado

    Avocado

    av-oh-car-doh

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

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

Method

  1. Cut the segments from 2 of the oranges and put in a bowl with the carrots, rocket and avocados. Whisk together the orange juice, zest and oil. Toss through the salad, and season.

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Comments (2)

titch1986's picture
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This recipe is fantastic, simple fresh and light and perfect if you want to jazz up your rocket for serving.
I put this alongside the Super Healthy Salmon Burgers as a starter for a meal... empty plates all round!

sbradley's picture

We really liked the different combination of flavours in this salad. I thought the dressing had too much orange juice in so will probably put in a bit less next time.

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