Artichoke, Avocado & Chicken Salad

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20 g
Total Fat
26 g
Total Carbs
28 g
60 mg
 Artichoke, Avocado & Chicken Salad

California Avocado Grower Terttu Obole created this light and flavorful salad featuring Fresh California Avocados, artichoke hearts, olives and chicken.


Serves: 8
  As needed  Terttu's Special Dressing (see make-ahead recipe below)
  (14-oz.) can artichoke hearts, rinsed and drained cup pimento-stuffed green olives, sliced
10  oz.  cooked chicken, shredded
  (10-oz.) bag chopped romaine lettuce
  ripe, Fresh California Avocado, peeled, seeded and chopped
    Terttu's Special Dressing
1/3  cup  seasoned rice wine vinegar
tsp.  soy sauce
tsp.  toasted sesame oil
Tbsp.  light Caesar dressing

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados


  1. Gently toss a small amount of the dressing with each of the artichoke hearts, olives, chicken. Reserve remaining dressing.
  2. Place lettuce in a large flat serving bowl. Toss with half of the reserved dressing.
  3. Top lettuce with the artichoke hearts, olives, chicken and avocados.
  4. Serve immediately and pass remaining dressing on the side.

Terttu’s Special Dressing

  1. In a jar with a tight fitting lid, mix all dressing ingredients.
  2. Shake well before using.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Serving Suggestions:
Serve with garlic bread for a delicious meal.

Beverage Pairings:
Try with a California Chardonnay.

Calories 380
Total Fat 20 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 11 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.5 g
Total Carbs 26 g
Dietary Fiber 13 g
Total Sugar 4 g
Protein 28 g
Cholesterol 60 mg
Sodium 590 mg
Potassium 1151 mg

Vitamin A 4433 IU; Vitamin C 35 mg; Calcium 92 mg; Iron 3 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 227 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.3 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 90%; Vitamin C 60%; Calcium 10%; Iron 20%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Terttu Obole

Recipe created by California Avocado Grower Terttu Obole

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