Endive and Avocado Salad with Tangerine Dressing

Tangerine juice adds a lovely sweetness and slight floral note to the salad dressing but it is also delicious with freshly squeezed orange juice.


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  • Servings: 6

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  • 1/3 cup fresh tangerine
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated tangerine
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons sherry vinegar
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 3 Belgian endives-halved, cored and sliced crosswise 1/2 inch thick
  • 3 Hass avocados, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1 large scallion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup roasted salted pumpkin seeds (pepitas)

How to make this recipe

  1. In a small bowl, whisk the tangerine juice with the tangerine zest, olive oil and vinegar. Season the dressing with salt and pepper.

  2. In a large bowl, toss the endives with 1 tablespoon of the dressing and season with salt and pepper. Arrange the endives around the edge of a large platter. Add the avocados and the remaining dressing to the large bowl and toss gently with a rubber spatula. Arrange the avocados in the center of the platter. Scatter the scallion slices and pumpkin seeds over the salad and serve.

Contributed By Published February 2014

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