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Boston Lettuce Salad with Avocado Dressing

6 servings
Ensalada con Aderezo de Aguacate


  • 2 ripe Mexican avocados, halved, pitted and meat scooped out
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup Mexican crema, Latin-style cream, crème fraîche, or sour cream
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher or coarse sea salt, or more to taste
  • 2 heads boston lettuce, leaves separated, washed, dried, and torn into pieces
  • 1/2 cup chopped candied pineapple, or other candied fruits like papaya or mango
  • 1/2 cup spicy pumpkin seeds

To Prepare

  • Combine the avocado, milk, cream, garlic, lime juice and salt in a blender or food processor and puree until smooth.
  • Place the lettuce in a generous-sized serving bowl, and toss with the dressing until the leaves are lightly coated. Sprinkle with the pineapple and pumpkin seeds and serve.