California Avocado and Summer Fruit Salad
Ingredients1 cantaloupe 1 honeydew melon 1 papaya 2 to 3 pears, peeled halved, cored and cut into desired shaped 1 cup strawberries, hulled 4 medium ripe Fresh California Avocados California Avocado Dressing 1 ripe Fresh California Avocado, mashed 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 cup fresh orange juice 2 Tbsp. honey 1/2 cup mayonnaise As needed hot sauce, optional
- Cut fruits into complementary shapes (cubes, dice or balls) and toss together. Spoon into a ripe avocado half.
California Avocado Dressing
- To make dressing, in processor or blender, blend avocado with lemon juice. Add remaining ingredients and blend until smooth.
*Medium avocados are recommended for this recipe. A medium avocado averages about 6 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.
*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.
As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados