Grapefruit, Salmon and Avocado Salad Recipe


Grapefruit, Salmon and Avocado Salad RecipeThere are a lot of ways to incorporate healthy grapefruit into your daily diet. One of the easiest and most delicious options is to include it in a salad. The grapefruit will give greens a delightful zest and the taste is robust enough to mix with flavorful ingredients without getting lost.

This well-balanced grapefruit salad recipe comes from Martha Stewart herself. Despite how much nutrition is in the salad, it’s quick and easy to make.


  • 2 eight-ounce skinless salmon fillets
  • 2 cups sunflower shoots, watercress leaves or a combination of the two
  • 1 Ruby Red grapefruit peeled, segmented and pith removed
  • 1 ripe avocado pitted, peeled and sliced
  • 3 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 scallions trimmed and sliced (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • Coarse salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper


  • Preheat your oven to 375 degrees.
  • Season the salmon with salt and pepper to taste, and place it in a 9-inch baking dish.
  • Drizzle a tablespoon of oil over the fish and sprinkle with half the scallions.
  • Bake 10 to 12 minutes until salmon is partially opaque in center.
  • While the salmon is cooking prepare the grapefruit, avocado and greens.
  • Prepare the dressing by whisking 2 tablespoons of oil with the lime juice and salt.
  • Once the salmon is done cooking transfer the fish to a dish and let cool. After it’s had time to cool break the salmon into large pieces and divide among four serving dishes.
  • Top the salmon with grapefruit, avocado, greens and the remaining scallions.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Drizzle dressing over each salad.

Add a little mozzarella cheese to incorporate dairy and a side of whole grains for a delicious meal that hits every food group.

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