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Lettuce, Avocado and Pine Nut Salad

Ingredients (serves 8)
1)Olive oil - 2 tsps.
2)Pine nuts - 1/2 cup, roughly chopped.
3)Avocados - 2, peeled, thickly sliced.
4)Lemon juice - 1 tsp.
5)Baby cos lettuce - 2, trimmed.
6)Virgin olive oil - 2 tablespoons, extra.
7)White wine vinegar - 3 tsps.


Instructions
1)In a small frying pan heat the olive oil over medium heat until hot. Add nuts. Stir while cooking, until it turns golden. Drain on paper towels. Drizzle avocados with lemon juice.
2)On a large serving plate, arrange the lettuce leaves. Top with avocado. Mix extra virgin olive oil, vinegar, and salt and pepper in a jar (preferably a screw-top one). Shake well. Drizzle over salad, sprinkle with pine nuts and serve.

Yield: 8 servings (as a side dish).