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Easy Christmas Wreath Salad with Avocado Dressing

Christmas Wreath Salad with Avocado Dressing is creamy and crunchy! Easy to prepare and makes a great presentation.

green salad in a wreath shape on a white plate with a small white bowl of avocado dressing in the center all on a brown board with pomegranate seeds and snowflake decorations sprinkled around and a striped white grey and brown towel on the side.

This Christmas salad is fresh and tasty, with the arugula and pomegranate complementing each other in flavors. Feta cheese adds the perfect salty touch with the smooth avocado dressing adding the cherry on top. It helps make your Christmas dinner menu perfectly seasonal.


Smooth and creamy avocado dressing is one of the easiest dressing recipes you’ll find. All you need is to throw some staple ingredients into the blender and blend! Avocados are amazing, filled with healthy fats and vitamin E. Avocado salad dressing is great on many more salads. I like to use it year-round with summer salads!

Key Ingredients

Christmas wreath salad ingredients honey, salt, pomegranate, garlic, lemon, feta cheese, arugula, orange juice, avocado oil, and avocado.

Arugula is rich in antioxidants and B-vitamins. It’s one of the best mixed greens options.

Sweet pomegranate helps to lower cancer risk and contains vitamin C.

Feta cheese is rich in protein.
To make the dressing, you will need avocado oil, honey, garlic, lemon juice, orange juice, ripe avocado, and salt.

Find the full printable recipe with specific measurements below.

How to make Easy Christmas Wreath Salad with Avocado Dressing

Step 1: Make the dressing

Blend avocado dressing ingredients together for 1 minute or until smooth. Set aside.

blended green dressing in a food processor.

Step 2: Make the salad

Arrange arugula, pomegranate seeds, and crumbled feta cheese on a plate.

greens pomegranate seeds and feta cheese salad on a white plate arranged in a wreath shape.

Step 3: Finish with the dressing

Drizzle salad with avocado dressing.

salad arranged in a wreath shape.

Expert Tips

  • Taste the dressing before serving! Adjust honey or lemon juice to balance sweetness and acidity.
  • Prepare the dressing ahead of time and refrigerate in an airtight container for a quick assembly later.
  • Toasted nuts are a great addition for crunch and flavor.

Recipe FAQs

What other greens can I use instead of arugula?

Spinach or mixed baby greens work well as alternatives to arugula for this salad.

What is a good salad for Christmas dinner?

This delicious wreath salad makes a great salad for any time this Christmas season. It’s especially perfect for a holiday meal. Enjoy another delicious salad made in a wreath shape!

What can I use instead of honey in the dressing?

Use maple syrup or agave nectar as honey substitutes for sweetness.

avocado dressing on a spoon being drizzled over a salad on a white plate with pomegranate seeds on top.

I hope you enjoyed this tasty salad! Here are more easy recipes you can make this season:

A 10-Minute Brown Gravy From Scratch is a great side sauce for Thanksgiving and Christmas day.

Sweet Winter Trees Dessert with Nuts and Condensed Milk is one of my favorite traditional Christmas desserts!

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a white plate with a green salad and drizzled green dressing on top and dressing in a small white dish in the center with pomegranate seeds and feta cheese sprinkled on top of the salad.

Easy Christmas Wreath Salad with Avocado Dressing

Christmas Wreath Salad with Avocado Dressing is creamy and crunchy! Easy to prepare and makes a great presentation.
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Course: Appetizer, Dinner, Lunch, Salad, Salad Dressing, Side Dish, Starters and Sides
Cuisine: American
Allergy: Gluten Free, Nut Free, Sugar Free, Vegetarian
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings2
Calories: 420kcal
Author: Marina Rizhkov

Equipment

  • blender
  • Serving plate

Ingredients

  • cup arugula
  • ¼ cup pomegranate seeds
  • ¼ cup feta cheese

Avocado Dressing

  • ¼ cup avocado oil
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ½ avocado, pitted & peeled
  • ½ lemon, juice only
  • 3 Tbsp orange juice
  • 1 pinch salt

Instructions

  • Blend avocado dressing ingredients together for 1 minute or until smooth. Set aside.
    ¼ cup avocado oil, 1 tsp honey, 1 clove garlic, ½ avocado,, 3 Tbsp orange juice, 1 pinch salt, ½ lemon,
    blended green dressing in a food processor.
  • Arrange arugula, pomegranate seeds, and crumbled feta cheese on a plate.
    1½ cup arugula, ¼ cup pomegranate seeds, ¼ cup feta cheese
    greens pomegranate seeds and feta cheese salad on a white plate arranged in a wreath shape.
  • Drizzle salad with avocado dressing.
    salad arranged in a wreath shape.

Notes

  • You can make the dressing a day before, and keep it in the fridge until ready to use.

Nutrition

Calories: 420kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 25g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 242mg | Potassium: 438mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 549IU | Vitamin C: 33mg | Calcium: 136mg | Iron: 1mg
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