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.
Creamy California Avocado Mixed Greens with Shrimp
Total Time: 10 min
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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 %
IngredientsLemon-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
- Whisk together dressing ingredients in a medium bowl.
- Place lettuce, celery, onion, and shrimp in a large salad bowl.
- 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.
As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados