Hass Family California Avocado Everyday Salad

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24 g
Total Fat
4 g
Dietary Fiber
12 g
16 g
Total Carbs
 Hass Family California Avocado Everyday Salad

A tossed green salad made by Elizabeth Hass, just the way Rudolph Hass, owner of the original Hass Avocado tree, loved it. Simple, tasty and full of California Avocados. Made with typically on hand ingredients, so it is easy to prepare without much planning. It is made special by the creamy Fresh California Avocado Dressing. Sliced celery and walnuts add some great crunch.


Serves: 4
cups  (1-in. chopped) iceberg lettuce cups (1-in. chopped) romaine lettuce
1/2  cup  thinly sliced celery
  medium tomato, diced to ½-in. pieces
1/2  cup  walnuts, halves and pieces, roasted
  ripe, Fresh California Avocado, peeled, seeded and sliced
1/4  cup  thinly sliced green onion
    Creamy Fresh California Avocado Dressing
1/2    each ripe, Fresh California Avocado, peeled, seeded and mashed
Tbsp.  apple cider vinegar
1 1/2  tsp.  whole grain mustard
Tbsp.  lemon juice
Tbsp.  water
Tbsp.  vegetable oil
  clove garlic, minced
1/8  tsp.  salt
2/5  tsp.  coarsely ground black pepper

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


  1. Prepare Creamy Avocado Dressing in advance (see below).
  2. In a medium bowl, toss together iceberg and romaine lettuces. Then toss with dressing. Divide salad equally into 4 serving bowls. 
  3. Top with celery, tomato, walnuts, avocado and lastly green onion. Serve.  

Creamy Fresh California Avocado Dressing Instructions

  1. Using a blender, blend all ingredients until smooth and refrigerate.

* 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.

Serving Suggestions: As an everyday salad, prepare this with any veggies on hand like broccoli, cucumber, mushrooms, or carrots. For a special version of this salad use candied walnuts and sliced dried apricots with romaine and spring lettuces.

Beverage Pairings:  Try with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc.

Calories 320
Total Fat 24 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 4.5 g
Unsaturated Fat 4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 mg
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Protein 12 g
Total Carbs 16 g
Cholesterol 25 mg
Sodium 540 mg
Potassium 220 mg
Total Sugar 1 g

Vitamin A 3758 (IU); Vitamin C 32 mg; Calcium 70 mg; Iron 2 mg; Vitamin D 0 (IU); Folate 173 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 1.5 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 80%; Vitamin C 50%; Calcium 6%; Iron 10%

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

Faith Wilkes

Faith Wilkes, Daughter of Rudolph Hass on behalf of her parents, Rudolph & Elizabeth Hass

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