Apple Avocado Salad with Tangerine Dressing


This easy apple and avocado salad is perfect for a hot day. You wouldn't think a mixture of apples, avocados, blue cheese, and tangerine dressing would go together, but it's wonderful!

Prep Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
25 mins



  • 4 tangerine oranges, juiced

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • ½ medium lemon, juiced

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • ½ teaspoon lemon zest

  • salt to taste


  • 1 (10 ounce) package baby greens

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

  • cup crumbled blue cheese

  • ¼ cup chopped red onion

  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest

  • 1 medium apple - peeled, cored and sliced

  • 1 medium avocado - peeled, pitted and diced


  1. Make the dressing: Combine tangerine juice, oil, lemon juice, garlic, lemon zest, and salt in a lidded container. Seal and shake until well combined.

  2. Make the salad: Toss baby greens, walnuts, blue cheese, onion, and lemon zest together in a large bowl.

  3. Mix in apple and avocado. Drizzle dressing over top and toss to coat.


To make ahead, complete Steps 1 and 2, then cover and refrigerate salad. Continue with Step 3 when ready to serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

144 Calories
11g Fat
11g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 144
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 74mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 22mg 110%
Calcium 61mg 5%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 277mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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