California Avocado & Warm Brie Salad

Total Time: 15 min

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 220
Total Fat 19g
Saturated Fat 6g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.1g
Monounsaturated Fat 7g
Cholesterol 30mg
Sodium 410mg
Total Carbs 7g
Dietary Fiber 4g
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 7g
Potassium 401mg

Vitamin A 3483 IU; Vitamin C 17 mg; Calcium 76 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 133 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.2 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 70%; Vitamin C 30%; Calcium 8%; Iron 6%

*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.

This simple salad is prepared in minutes and is delicious on its own or as the base of a dinner salad.

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Serves: 4

4 cups mache or other baby lettuces 1 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded, peeled and cut in quarters 4 oz. Brie cheese As needed Red wine vinaigrette dressing to taste
  1. Place lettuce on salad plates and add one quarter of a Fresh California Avocado to each plate.
  2. With rind still on, cut Brie cheese into wedges of about 1 oz. each. Put on a microwave-safe plate and cook in microwave on high power for 5 to 15 seconds, or until cheese is warm and just starting to melt. Do not overcook.
  3. Add warm Brie wedges to each salad plate, drizzle all with dressing and serve.

Serving Suggestions:
For a main-meal salad, double the ingredient quantities and top the salad with grilled chicken breasts, fish or shrimp.

Beverage Pairings:
Try with a glass of sweet Sherry or Merlot.

*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?

California Avocados fit into many popular diet plans. Learn more about avocado nutrition facts.

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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