Berry Walnut and Avocado Spring Salad

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 270
Total Fat 16g
Saturated Fat 3.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 6g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 510mg
Total Carbs 27g
Dietary Fiber 6g
Total Sugars 20g
Protein 6g
Potassium 555mg

Vitamin A 1117 (IU); Vitamin C 26 mg; Calcium 105 mg; Iron 2 mg; Vitamin D 0 (IU); Folate 100 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 1 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 20%; Vitamin C 45%; Calcium 10%; Iron 8%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Fresh California Avocados and berries, plus nuts, golden raisins and bleu cheese top delicate baby lettuces.

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Serves: 4

1 (5-oz.) pkg. spring mix salad 3/4 cup fresh strawberries, quartered 1/3 cup glazed walnuts 1/3 cup golden raisins 1 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, peeled, seeded and sliced 1/3 cup bleu cheese crumbles 4 oz. raspberry walnut dressing
  1. In a medium bowl toss together spring mix salad, strawberries, walnuts and raisins.
  2. Top with ripe, Fresh California Avocado and bleu cheese crumbles. Drizzle lightly with dressing just prior to serving and pass dressing with salad.

Serving Suggestions:
Many variations of this salad are possible. Try with different berry and nut combinations.

Beverage Pairings:
Tip for pairing wine: add a splash of the wine you will be drinking to the raspberry walnut dressing to help connect the flavors.

*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.

Did You Know?

There are lots of quick and easy recipes on this site. Some have more than 7 ingredients, but most can be prepared in 15 minutes or less. Even with simple recipes it helps to know how to store avocados before you use them and if you have any left over.

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


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