Loaded Broccoli Avocado Salad

Loaded Broccoli Avocado Salad

Total Time: 10 min

Prep Time:

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 400
Total Fat 35g
Saturated Fat 6g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 10g
Monounsaturated Fat 15g
Cholesterol 25mg
Sodium 540mg
Total Carbs 16g
Dietary Fiber 10g
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 9g
Potassium 844mg

Vitamin A 143 mcg; Vitamin C 77 mg; Calcium 110 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0 mcg; Folate 156 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 1.27 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 15%; Vitamin C 90%; Calcium 8%; Iron 6 %; Vitamin D 0%

*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.

Here’s a quick and easy vegetable salad that tastes like a loaded backed potato but is made with fresh broccoli florets and creamy California Avocados. With only seven ingredients, this salad does so much at providing deliciousness and nutrition at the same time. Enjoy this knowing you are getting almost 100% of your vitamin C need (90% DV), plus 50% vitamin K (50% DV), 40% folate and vitamin B5, 20% DV potassium and vitamin E.

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Serves: 4

4 cups broccoli florets, cut in bite-sized pieces 2 Tbsp. minced red or green onions 1/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese 1/4 cup chopped bacon pieces 2 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, seeded, peeled and diced 1/2 cup ranch or jalapeno ranch dressing 1/4 small red onion, peeled and sliced
  1. In a large bowl, stir together the broccoli, onions, cheese and bacon; set aside.
  2. Reserve about ¼ of the avocado slices. In a separate bowl, mash the remaining avocado slices. Stir in the dressing until well blended, then fold into broccoli mixture until everything is well-coated with dressing.
  3. Arrange reserved avocado slices and red onion slices on top of the salad and serve immediately.

Serving Suggestion: If preparing in advance coat remaining avocado pieces with 1 Tbsp. olive or salad oil. Place plastic wrap directly on the surfaces of both the salad and the diced avocado; refrigerate. Combine just before serving.

Beverage Pairing: Iced Tea.

*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?

There are lots of quick and easy recipes on this site. Some have more than 7 ingredients, but most can be prepared in 15 minutes or less. Even with simple recipes it helps to know how to store avocados before you use them and if you have any left over.

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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