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Creamy California Avocado Mixed Greens with Shrimp

Total time:

10 min

Prep time:

10 min

Cook time:


Nutritional Highlights (Per serving) See Full
290 Calories
21 g Fat
6 g Fiber
410 mg Sodium
15 g Carbs
Creamy California Avocado Mixed Greens with Shrimp


Don't pass on this delicious and nutritious shrimp salad with California Avocados providing 100% DV vitamin A, 60% DV vitamin C, 28% Protein DV and 15% DV Iron.


Serves: 4

Lemon-Garlic Cream Dressing

1/2 cup mayonnaise, light
1/4 cup lemon juice, fresh
2 cloves garlic, medium, minced
3/4 tsp. salt
3/4 tsp. black pepper, coarsely ground
1/8 tsp. dried pepper flakes


6 cups European blend, or red & romaine lettuce leaves, coarsely chopped
1 celery stalk, medium, thinly sliced
1/2 cup onion, red or white, thinly sliced (optional)
1 1/2 cups shrimp, peeled and cooked, medium or large
1 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded, peeled and chopped
8 olives, pitted and halved

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


  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.

*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.

Nutrition information per serving

Calories 290
Total Fat 21 g (Sat 1.5 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 4 g, Mono 11 g)
Cholesterol 95 mg
Sodium 410 mg
Potassium 674 mg
Total Carbohydrates 15 g
Dietary Fiber 6 g
Total Sugar 2 g
Protein 14 g

Vitamin A 5105 mcg; Vitamin C 35 mg; Calcium 80 mg; Iron 3 mg; Vitamin D 86 mcg; Folate 168 mcg

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 100%; Vitamin C 60%; Calcium 8%; 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.

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