Pomelo or Pink Grapefruit Salad with Avocado

Pomelo is like a huge grapefruit without the tartness

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Pomelo and Avocado Salad

Oh that huge fruit! Pomelo – citrus in the extreme. It tastes like a mild grapefruit with a hint of sweetness. The flesh is either pink or white – the pomelos that I have access to are the white variety. If you prefer pink you can always use pink grapefruit.

With a thick, pithy and slightly tough peel, it takes a special approach to peel. Luckily there is some YouTube help. Note how he removes the membrane surrounding the segments. The enveloping membrane is a little bitter and is best discarded. But once it is out of its peel and membrane, Pomelo can be eaten as-is, tossed into salads and salsas, used in marinades, made into jam, or juiced.

This salad is amazing! The tang of the Pomelo against the creaminess of the avocado is a perfect combination. This time, I dressed it with a cumquat olive oil that I made recently.

Are you after other Pomelo recipes? Try Three Citrus Salad with Chilli and Ginger, and Pomelo and Green Mango Salad.

What about other Avocado dishes? Try Roasted Sweetcorn and Avocado Salad, and Cucumber and Avocado Salad with Japanese Dressing.

Browse all of our Pomelo recipes and all of our Avocado recipes. All of our many many Salads are here. Or explore our Mid Spring collection of recipes.

Pomelo and Avocado Salad

Pomelo or Pink Grapefruit Salad with Avocado

Toss Pomelo or Pink Grapefruit segments with sliced avocado and lettuce or salad green leaves. Scatter a little salt over the salad. Grind black pepper into a little olive oil and drizzle over the salad.

recipe notes and alternatives
Add shredded green mango to the salad.

Add sliced pickled or fresh cumquats to the salad.

Use Cumquat Olive Oil for the dressing.

Pomelo and Avocado Salad

 

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Author: Ganga108

Heat in the Kitchen, Cooking with Spirit. Temple junkie, temple builder, temple cleaner. Lover of life, people, cultures, travel. Champion of growth, change and awareness. Taker of photos. Passionate about family. Happy.

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