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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.
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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. Here is another delicious salad that is made in a wreath shape!

How to make salad into a Christmas tree?

This holiday dish can be made into other holiday shapes, too! To start, prepare a large plate that’s rectangular shape. Lay out greens in a tree shape, add the pomegranate and feta (they work as great tree salad decor), and drizzle avocado dressing on top. It’s a lovely way to enjoy a holiday salad! You can also purchase a tree-shaped platter.

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This Christmas salad recipe is perfect for the holidays!

I have been busy with my last assignments for school, and while I always think about posting a recipe, I just can’t find the time. My husband and I will be celebrating our ten year anniversary next week (wow, ten years!), so I am trying to get things done. So I had this next recipe for far too long, it’s just time to finally share it. It is such a yummy salad, yet simple to make and always turns out fancy.

When it’s time to decorate for the holidays, I always put up a real tree. You can read here as to why! I don’t know about you, but I always put up a wreath on our front door. I love this time of year when the holiday season is upon us and I can make this festive salad. It works as a great side dish to a Christmas feast. If you have family over and every large salad bowl is occupied, don’t worry: this beautiful Christmas salad can be served on a large serving platter. It’s a seasonal salad that looks festive on the table!

The day after Christmas is when I start decorating and the wreath is on of the first to go up. Wreaths can go beyond the door, though. Wreaths, like this salad wreath, also belong on the table! Your dinner guests will be wowed when they see the holiday table. And even more amazed when they taste this creamy dressing! This tasty salad is a great addition to any holiday menu.

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This yummy dish has great benefits.

When exploring and creating this salad, I decided to start off the dressing and base it off of avocado oil. What benefits does avocado oil have? Because this oil is made from avocados, it is full of healthy fats that boost our health.

Did you know that in France avocado oil has the status of a prescription drug? That is because consuming it often can reverse arthritis. It also has the healing effects of treating psoriasis which is a condition where skin cells build up and form rashy, scaly dry patches.

This Christmas dinner 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. Happy holidays!

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So what will I need to make this simple green salad?

Arugula is rich in antioxidants and 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, creamy avocado, and salt.

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

An Easy Cranberry Sauce with Citrus is a great side sauce for Thanksgiving and Christmas day.

4 Ingredient Gluten-Free White Chocolate Rice Puffs Clusters make up a super easy dessert.

This Apple Almond Winter Salad with Kale has fresh and seasonal salad ingredients!

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Easy Christmas Wreath 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
Keyword: avocado salad, christmas salad, easy lemon salad dressing, easy salad, wreath salad
Allergy: Gluten Free, Nut Free, Sugar Free, Vegetarian
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 420kcal

Equipment

  • blender
  • Serving plate

Ingredients

  • cup arugula
  • ¼ cup pomegranate seeds
  • ¼ cup feta cheese
  • 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.
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  • Arrange arugula, pomegranate seeds, and 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese on a plate.
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  • Drizzle salad with avocado dressing.
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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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