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
Nutritional Highlights (per serving)
|Lemon-Garlic Cream Dressing:|
|1/4||cup||lemon juice, fresh|
|2||cloves garlic, medium, minced|
|3/4||tsp.||black pepper, coarsely ground|
|1/8||tsp.||dried pepper flakes|
|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|
As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados
- 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.
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 %