Avocado Salad with Apple and Endive

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated September/October 2012

Usually tossed into a pile of greens, mild-mannered avocado sinks to the bottom of the bowl like an afterthought. We wanted it in the limelight.

SERVES 6

TIME 25 minutes

Avocado Salad with Apple and Endive

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Buttery avocados demand an acidic dressing to cut their richness. We were able to emulsify a highly acidic vinaigrette with a bit of mayonnaise to ensure cling. To add textural contrast, we steered clear of leafy greens and relied on crunch...

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