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Creamy California Avocado Mixed Greens with Shrimp

Creamy California Avocado Mixed Greens with Shrimp


Total time:

10 min

Prep time:

10 min

Cook time:


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.


Serving Size: 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

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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.

*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 Sugars 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.

Recipe Tags

  • protein
  • salad
  • shrimp


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