Fresh California Avocados and berries, plus nuts, golden raisins and bleu cheese top delicate baby lettuces.
Berry Walnut and Avocado Spring Salad
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%
Ingredients1 (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
- In a medium bowl toss together spring mix salad, strawberries, walnuts and raisins.
- Top with ripe, Fresh California Avocado and bleu cheese crumbles. Drizzle lightly with dressing just prior to serving and pass dressing with salad.
Many variations of this salad are possible. Try with different berry and nut combinations.
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.
As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados