Creamy California Avocado Mixed Greens with Shrimp

Total Time: 10 min

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

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

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 %

*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.

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.

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Serves: 4

Lemon-Garlic Cream Dressing: 1/2 cup mayonnaise, light 1/4 cup lemon juice, fresh 2 cloves garlic, medium, minced 3/4 tsp. salt 3/4 tsp. black pepper, coarsely ground 1/8 tsp. dried pepper flakes Salad 6 cups European blend or red leaf and romaine torn lettuce leaves, coarsely chopped 1 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 1 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded, peeled and chopped 8 olives, pitted and halved
  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.

Did You Know?

We have hundreds of California Avocado vegan recipes. Learn more about plant-powered eating.

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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