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Artichoke, Avocado & Chicken Salad

Total time:

15 min

Prep time:

15 min

Cook time:

n/a

Artichoke, Avocado & Chicken Salad

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California Avocado Grower Terttu Obole created this light and flavorful salad featuring Fresh California Avocados, artichoke hearts, olives and chicken.

Ingredients

Serves: 8

As needed Terttu's Special Dressing (see make-ahead recipe below)
1 (14-oz.) can artichoke hearts, rinsed and drained cup pimento-stuffed green olives, sliced
10 oz. cooked chicken, shredded
1 (10-oz.) bag chopped romaine lettuce
2 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, peeled, seeded and chopped
As needed Terttu's Special Dressing
1/3 cup seasoned rice wine vinegar
1 tsp. soy sauce
1 tsp. toasted sesame oil
2 Tbsp. light Caesar dressing

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

Instructions

  1. Gently toss a small amount of the dressing with each of the artichoke hearts, olives, chicken. Reserve remaining dressing.
  2. Place lettuce in a large flat serving bowl. Toss with half of the reserved dressing.
  3. Top lettuce with the artichoke hearts, olives, chicken and avocados.
  4. Serve immediately and pass remaining dressing on the side.

Terttu's Special Dressing

  1. In a jar with a tight fitting lid, mix all dressing ingredients.
  2. Shake well before using.

*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:
Serve with garlic bread for a delicious meal.

Beverage Pairings:
Try with a California Chardonnay.

Nutrition information per serving

Calories 380; Total Fat 20 g (Sat 3 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 3.5 g, Mono 11 g); Cholesterol 60 mg; Sodium 590 mg; Potassium 1151 mg; Total Carbohydrates 26 g; Dietary Fiber 13 g; Total Sugars 4 g; Protein 28 g; Vitamin A 4433 IU; Vitamin C 35 mg; Calcium 92 mg; Iron 3 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 227 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.3 g
% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 90%; Vitamin C 60%; Calcium 10%; Iron 20% *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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

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Recipe created by California Avocado Grower Terttu Obole

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