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Avocado Massaged Salad


Oh yes I did say that. I massaged my lettuce.  This salad is delicious and doesn’t need any dressing because the avocado is dressing enough. I had some fantastic lettuce that I got from our local farm as part of a CSA share I purchased. It is pesticide and GMO free. Can’t get much better than that. Cut one or two avocados in half and then using clean hands simply squeeze the fleshy avocado part, minus pit and peel, over the bowl of lettuce. Use your hands to massage it into all the lettuce. Time to roll up your sleeves and get messy. Totally brings back memories of playing with my food as a kid. A spoon simply will not do. Add whatever other salad-fixins you want. I usually squeeze a bit of lemon over it, too, and toss in some coarsely-ground pepper. If you add some chopped up onions and tomatoes then it’s almost like guacamole on your salad. Add nuts, seeds, croutons, whatever. Simple, yet really, really tasty 🙂