This simple salad is prepared in minutes and is delicious on its own or as the base of a dinner salad.
California Avocado & Warm Brie Salad
Total Time: 15 min
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%
Ingredients4 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
- Place lettuce on salad plates and add one quarter of a Fresh California Avocado to each plate.
- 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.
- Add warm Brie wedges to each salad plate, drizzle all with dressing and serve.
For a main-meal salad, double the ingredient quantities and top the salad with grilled chicken breasts, fish or shrimp.
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.
As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados