Orange Almond Salad with Avocado

  • Author: Tastes Lovely
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 1 main salad or 2 starter salads 1x



  • 1 head romaine lettuce, washed and chopped
  • 1 orange cut into segments* (save the carcass juice for the dressing)
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 small avocado, sliced
  • 1/4 cup roasted sliced almonds
  • cooked chicken** (optional)

Orange Balsamic Dressing

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • Juice from the segmented orange carcass, squeezed
  • Pinch of salt and pepper


  1. In a mason jar or small mixing bowl, combine all the dressing ingredients and stir to combine.
  2. In a large, combine all the salad ingredients. Top with desired amount of dressing and toss to combine. Serve.


*watch the recipe video to see how to segment an orange
**for a starter salad, l don’t include chicken. But if making this for dinner or lunch, I love to grill up a chicken breast or use leftover rotisserie chicken.