Close-up view of avocado grapefruit salad with chickpeas and cilantro on top of white plate.

Avocado Grapefruit Salad with Maple Syrup Dressing

This sweet and zesty Avocado Grapefruit Salad with Maple Syrup Dressing is a delicious light lunch recipe idea, healthy and refreshing, perfect on a warm day!
Course Lunch, Salad
Cuisine International
Keyword avocado, grapefruit, salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 3 servings
Calories 418kcal
Author Monika Dabrowski


  • 1 avocado peeled, seed removed, sliced or cubed
  • 1 red grapefruit peeled, cubed
  • 1 cup chickpeas cooked or from a can
  • 1/3 cup pistachios crushed
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the maple syrup dressing

  • 1.5 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp good vegetable oil I used cold pressed rapeseed
  • 4 tbsp lime juice
  • zest of 1 lime
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped cilantro/coriander for serving


  • Combine the dressing ingredients, stir and set aside.
  • Assemble the salad ingredients, pour over the dressing and serve!


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 418kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Sodium: 10mg | Potassium: 781mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 1098IU | Vitamin C: 40mg | Calcium: 78mg | Iron: 3mg