Creamy California Avocado Mixed Greens with Shrimp

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21 g
Total Fat
15 g
Total Carbs
14 g
95 mg
 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.


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
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


  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.

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

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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