Vintage California Avocado Recipe. California Avocados have been part of summer picnics and get-togethers for generations. We found this classic recipe from our California Avocado Commission archives and lightened it up a bit for modern times! With only 200 calories per service, 610 mg of potassium, 10% Daily Value (DV) Calcium, 25%DV Vitamin C and 25% DV Vitamin A, this salad has some of the healthful nutrients your body needs.
Classic Seven Layer Salad
Nutritional Highlights (per serving)
|1||cup||plain nonfat Greek yogurt|
|1||cup||light sour cream|
|1||(1-oz) package dry ranch dressing mix|
|12||cups||Mixed salad greens|
|3||cups||cooked and cubed turkey, ham, or chicken, or a combination of any of the three|
|3||ripe, Fresh California Avocados, peeled, seeded and cubed|
|1||oz.||blue cheese, crumbled|
|4||green onions, thinly sliced|
|6||slices lower sodium bacon, cooked and crumbled|
|3||hard cooked eggs, chopped|
|1||pt.||cherry or grape tomatoes|
As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados
- Stir together yogurt, light sour cream and dressing mix; chill while layering the rest of the ingredients.
- Layer greens, meat, avocados, blue cheese and onions in a deep glass salad bowl or 9 x 13-inch glass baking dish.
- Spread chilled dressing evenly over salad.
- Decorate top of salad with bacon, eggs and tomatoes.
- Chill 4 to 8 hours before serving.
*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.
Vitamin A 755 (IU); Vitamin C 14 mg; Calcium 97 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 15 (IU); Folate 902 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.12 g
% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 15%; Vitamin C 25%; Calcium 10%; Iron 8%