Spanish Orange and Avocado Salad

 

Serves 4

3 oranges
2 ripe plum tomatoes
2 small avocados
4 Tbs extra virgin olive oil
2 Tbs fresh lemon juice
1 Tbs fresh Italian parsley
1 small sweet onion
¼ cu pine nuts
12 black olives (from an olive bar preferably)
salt and fresh ground pepper to taste

1. Slice onions in thin rounds and use central rings. Peel orange and cut into thick rounds. Slice avocado in half, remove pit and then cut into chunks or wedges. Cut the tomatoes in to chunks, removing the seeds first.
2. Mix together the olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Toss the tomatoes and avocados with ½ of the dressing.
3. Arrange the oranges on a platter. Scatter the sliced onion over the oranges. Place the tomatoes and avocados on top and drizzle the remaining dressing over the remaining dish. Sprinkle with parsley, olives and pine nuts.
4. Sit back and enjoy the gourmet you have become!

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