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Spinach, Avocado and Pumpkin Seed Salad

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Introduction

This is one of my favourite salads.

This is one of my favourite salads.

Spinach, Avocado and Pumpkin Seed Salad
Photo by James Merrell

Ingredients

Serves: 6

Metric Cups
  • 500 grams baby spinach
  • 75 grams pumpkin seeds
  • 2 avocados
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin oil
  • 2 tablespoons groundnut oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • zest and juice of 1 lime
  • 500 grams baby spinach
  • 75 grams pumpkin seeds
  • 2 avocados
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin oil
  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • zest and juice of 1 lime

Method

  1. Toss together the baby spinach, pumpkin seeds and the scooped flesh of 2 avocados.
  2. Make a dressing of 1 teaspoon pumpkin oil, 2 tablespoons groundnut oil, ½ teaspoon salt, and the zest and juice of 1 lime.
  1. Toss together the baby spinach, pumpkin seeds and the scooped flesh of 2 avocados.
  2. Make a dressing of 1 teaspoon pumpkin oil, 2 tablespoons peanut oil, ½ teaspoon salt, and the zest and juice of 1 lime.

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What 3 Others have said

  • Pumpkin oil? From where? I'll have to stick with olive/walnut/sesame and all those other pedestrian oils. Judith

    Posted by judithl on 21st October 2011
  • This salad is fantastic and easy. I heartily recommend it and serve it with smoked salmon, either cold smoked or hot smoked.

    Posted by Batabbit on 17th March 2015
  • Super, Thanks, Just made pumpkin soup yesterday very simple kooking sliced up pumpkin adding half a tomatoboullonblock, some leek, sjalot, garlic and foeli (or nutmake). Turned out very well. I was just wondering what possibly to do with the pumpkin seeds Kind regards

    Posted by @YolandeLngndk on 28th October 2011
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