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5 servings
Prep Time:
1 hr 15 mins
Meal Types:
Side Dishes
Salads and Salad Dressings
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Green and Pink Salad

A very fresh and spicy salad with red onion, cucumber, avocado and pecans.



  1. Wash and dry the lettuce.
  2. Cut the red onion in fine slices put them in a bowl with the lime juice, salt it, reserve covered in the fridge for one hour or when you see the lime juice turn pink.
  3. In a bowl combine the lettuce, avocado, cucumber (cut in half moons retiring the seeds part), salt and pepper it.
  4. Before serving add the olive oil, parmesan. Make a puree with the garlic and add it in, the vinegar, the red onions (without the lime juice), mix it all well an finally cover it up with the Valdosta pecans.
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Too much sugar for me!
Why are their spinach leaves in the photo?
17 Aug 11 by member: vergabomb
I understand that avocado is "good" fat, but (according to the nutritional information label) this is way too much fat & sodium content for me personally. The recipe looks absolutely delicious and I do believe I'll try an altered version of it.
01 Mar 10 by member: kittycox


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Nutrition summary:

There are 324 calories in 1 serving of Green and Pink Salad.
Calorie break-down: 73% fat, 19% carbs, 8% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 248
Calories 324
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 27.5g 42%
  Saturated Fat 4.99g 25%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 2.402g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 15.146g  
Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 1604mg 67%
Potassium 455mg  
Total Carbohydrate 16.5g 6%
  Dietary Fiber 6.1g 24%
  Sugars 7.69g  
Protein 6.79g  
Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C 109%
Calcium 89% Iron 41%
of RDI*
(324 calories)
16% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (19%)
Fat (73%)
Protein (8%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories