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Berries, Baby Lettuce and Avocado Ribbons

Total time:

60 min

Prep time:

30 min

Cook time:

30 min

Berries, Baby Lettuce and Avocado Ribbons

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Beautiful ribbons of California Avocado adorn this tasty vegan salad with fresh berries and baby lettuces. This low-sodium and zero cholesterol salad is a nutrition powerhouse providing you with key nutrients and great taste. One serving is an excellent source of dietary fiber, vitamins A, C, E and K along with a good source of potassium, iron and folate.

Ingredients

Serves: 6

1 firm-ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded and peeled
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice, preferably Meyer
2 Tbsp. grapeseed oil
1 tsp. reduced sodium soy sauce
2 tsp. Deli-style mustard
1/2 tsp. black pepper
1 tsp. minced fresh thyme
4 cups mixed baby lettuces
2 cups mixed fresh berries and/or pitted cherries
1 small pear or apple, sliced or shaved
1/2 cup very thinly sliced mushrooms

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

Instructions

  1. In a blender combine ¼ avocado, lemon juice, oil, soy sauce, mustard, pepper and thyme until well blended; chill.
  2. Place lettuces on a serving platter.
  3. With a vegetable peeler or knife, shave remaining avocado into thin ribbons and arrange on lettuce.
  4. Top with remaining ingredients.
  5. Drizzle with the chilled dressing or serve on the side.
Nutrition information per serving

Calories 210; Total Fat 15 g (Sat 2 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 6 g, Mono 6 g); Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 120 mg; Potassium 430 mg; Total Carbohydrates 20 g; Dietary Fiber 8 g; Total Sugars 8 g; Protein 3 g; Vitamin A 3167 IU; Vitamin C 39 mg; Calcium 56 mg; Iron 3 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 59 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0 g 

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 60%; Vitamin C 60%; Calcium 6%; Iron 15 % 

*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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