Ensalada de Naranjas with Guacamole Sauce

Ensalada de Naranjas with Guacamole Sauce

One of my favorite summer salads.  A sweet and zesty combination of oranges, onions and sweet peppers.

Ensalada de Naranjas with Guacamole Sauce


4 oranges

1 cucumber

1 sweet red onion

1 sweet red or green pepper

1 head of lettuce

extra virgin olive oil

wine vinegar

salt and pepper


Peel and slice the oranges, discard the seeds. Peel and slice cucumber; thinly slice onion and green pepper. Put all ingredients except for the lettuce in bowl; sprinkle with olive oil and vinegar, salt and pepper. Marinade for an hour before serving on a bed of lettuce.

Guacamole Sauce


2 ripe avocados

1 small onion, minced

juice of 1 lemon

1 tablespoon wine vinegar


In a food processor swirl all the ingredients together until smooth. Keep covered until serving time.

Yield: 8 servings

Prep Time: 30 minutes

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