Insist on California Avocados
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Prep Time: 0 min
Cook Time 0 min
Total Time 0 min

Serves 4

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Author:Chef Kevin Gin, Bridges in Danville, CA
Recipe Provided By the California Avocado Commission, for foodservice use

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  • 12 oz. grilled chicken breast, diced medium
  • 6 oz. crisp cooked smoked bacon, chopped small
  • 8 oz. Fresh California Avocados, diced medium*
  • 4 petite hearts of Romaine, chopped (about 2 cups lightly packed)
  • 8 small tomatoes (2" diameter), cut in quarters
  • 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp. mixed herbs
  • Creamy Basil Dressing (recipe follows)
  • Creamy Basil Dressing
    (Yield: 1 1/4 cup)

  • 8 oz. sour cream
  • 1 Tbsp. cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. heavy cream
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • ½ oz. fresh basil, chopped


  1. Marinate the cut tomatoes in the olive oil and mixed herbs for about 10 minutes.
  2. Toss the chopped romaine with the Creamy Basil Dressing.  Divide the mixture between 4 serving bowls. 
  3. Top each bowl with chicken, avocado, bacon, and tomato.  Serve.

Creamy Basil Dressing:

  1. Whisk all ingredients together.

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*A large Fresh California Avocado weighs about 8 oz.

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