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Creamy California Avocado Mixed Greens with Shrimp

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Total Time:

10min

Prep Time:

10min

Nutritional Highlights (per serving)

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290
Calories
21 g
Total Fat
6 g
Dietary Fiber
14 g
Protein
15 g
Total Carbs
 Creamy California Avocado Mixed Greens with Shrimp

Don’t pass on this delicious and nutritious shrimp salad with California Avocados providing 100% DV vitamin A, 60% DV vitamin C, 28% Protein DV and 15% DV Iron.

Ingredients

Serves: 4
    Lemon-Garlic Cream Dressing:
1/2  cup  mayonnaise, light
1/4  cup  lemon juice, fresh
  cloves garlic, medium, minced
3/4  tsp.  salt
3/4  tsp.  black pepper, coarsely ground
1/8  tsp.  dried pepper flakes
    Salad
cups  European blend or red leaf and romaine torn lettuce leaves, coarsely chopped
  celery stalk, medium, thinly sliced
1/2  cup  onion, red or white, thinly sliced (optional)
1 1/2  cups  shrimp, peeled and cooked, medium or large
  ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded, peeled and chopped
  olives, pitted and halved

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

Instructions

  1. Whisk together dressing ingredients in a medium bowl.
  2. Place lettuce, celery, onion, and shrimp in a large salad bowl.
  3. Pour dressing over lettuce mixture; toss gently, yet thoroughly until well coated. Gently stir in avocado pieces and olives.

*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.

NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING
Calories 290
Total Fat 21 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Unsaturated Fat 11 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4 mg
Dietary Fiber 6 g
Protein 14 g
Total Carbs 15 g
Cholesterol 95 mg
Sodium 410 mg
Potassium 674 mg
Total Sugar 2 g

Vitamin A 5105 mcg; Vitamin C 35 mg; Calcium 80 mg; Iron 3 mg; Vitamin D 86 mcg; Folate 168 mcg

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 100%; Vitamin C 60%; Calcium 8%; Iron 15 %

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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