California Avocado Tropical Fruit Salad

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Total Time: 15 min

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A summer salad filled with vegetable and fruit goodness. Fill your stomach with everything good about summer in this cool salad with fruit and a chili and lime twist.

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Serves: 6

2 cups mango, peeled, seeded and sliced into small wedges 2 cups pineapple, peeled, cored and sliced into small wedges 1 cup jicama, peeled and cut into matchsticks 1 cup hothouse cucumber, peeled, seeded and sliced into thin half-moons 1/4 cup orange, peeled and segmented 2 cups watermelon, peeled, seeded and cut into small cubes 1/4 tsp. Mexican chili powder (preferably Tajin) 2 oz. fresh lime juice 1 1/2 fresh, ripe California Avocado, peeled, seeded and sliced 1/2 cup coconut, shaved and lightly toasted
  1. In a medium mixing bowl combine the mango, pineapple, jicama, cucumber, orange, watermelon and lime juice and enough tan for your taste and toss to combine. Divide into six bowls. Place avocado slices on top, and garnish with the toasted coconut.

*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.

Did You Know?

There are hundreds of avocado varieties grown in California, and to avoid injury you should never cut an avocado while holding it your hand.

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados


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