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Creamy California Avocado Mixed Greens with Shrimp

Creamy California Avocado Mixed Greens with Shrimp
Total time:

12 min

Prep time:

12 min

Cook time:

0 min

A fresh, lemony cream dressing richly coats romaine, shrimp, and avocado and it’s spiced up with red and black pepper! This recipe is an excellent source of Vitamins A and C.


Serving Size: 4

As needed Lemon-Garlic Cream Dressing:
1/2 cups light mayonnaise
1/4 cups fresh lemon juice
2 medium garlic cloves, minced
3/4 tsp. salt
3/4 tsp. coarsely ground black pepper
1/5 tsp. dried pepper flakes
As needed Salad:
6 cup European blend or red leaf and romaine torn lettuce leaves, coarsely chopped
1 medium celery stalk, thinly sliced
1/2 cups thinly sliced white or red onion, optional
1 1/2 cup cooked peeled shrimp
1 ripe Fresh California Avocado, peeled, seeded and chopped
8 pitted ripe olives, halved

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  1. Whisk together dressing ingredients in a medium bowl.
  2. Place lettuce, celery, onion, and shrimp in a large salad bowl.
  3. Pour dressing over lettuce mixture; toss gently, yet thoroughly until well coated. Gently stir in avocado pieces and olives.

Yield (Liquid): 8 cups total

Serving Suggestions: Serve with rosemary breadsticks

*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.

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