Avocado and Cranberry Salad with Fresh Citrus Dressing
1 avocado, peeled and sliced
½ C dried and sweetened cranberries
optional: ½ C cashews, chopped
Juice of ½ lemon
3 T extra virgin olive oil
Salt to taste (about ¼ t)Place lettuce on plates and top with avocado slices, cranberries and nuts, if desired. Squeeze fresh lemon over each salad. Then drizzle olive oil over each salad and sprinkle with salt. Taste as you go to be sure you do not over-salt.
This European style of dressing a salad allows you to taste the fresh flavors of the salad ingredients without overwhelming it with thick dressing. Serves 4