Avocado Grapefruit Salad with Couscous and White Beans. A healthy, satisfying and beautiful salad that's perfect for a light lunch or side.
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Avocado Couscous Grapefruit Salad with Honey Lime Dressing

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
A light and bright grapefruit salad with avocado, couscous, white beans, and feta. Easy to make and perfect for a healthy lunch or side.


For the Grapefruit Salad:

  • 3/4 cup low sodium chicken stock — or vegetable stock
  • 3/4 cup uncooked whole wheat couscous
  • 2 large avocados — pitted and diced
  • 2 large ruby red grapefruit — sectioned and cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 can white beans — (15 ounces) such as navy beans, cannelli beans, or white northern beans.
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro

For the Dressing:

  • 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt


  1. In a small saucepan, bring the stock to a boil. Remove from the heat, stir in the couscous, then cover at let sit 5 minutes. Fluff with fork and set aside.
  2. In a small bowl or large measuring cup, whisk together the dressing ingredients: lime juice, honey, olive oil, and salt, or shake all of the ingredients together in a mason jar with a tight-fitting lid.
  3. In a large bowl, combine beans and couscous. Pour dressing over top and stir to combine. Add the avocados, grapefruit, feta, mint, and cilantro. Toss gently. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

Recipe Notes

Leftover grapefruit salad will keep in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Avocado Couscous Grapefruit Salad with Honey Lime Dressing, Easy Salad Recipe

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving (1 (of 4)) — Calories: 563, Fat: 23g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Sodium: 366mg, Carbohydrates: 79g, Fiber: 16g, Sugar: 22g, Protein: 17g

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