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Egg and Avocado Spring Salad

Total time:

15 min

Prep time:

10 min

Cook time:

5 min

Nutritional Highlights (Per serving) See Full
190 Calories
13 g Fat
6 g Fiber
90 mg Sodium
11 g Carbs
Egg and Avocado Spring Salad

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Zesty greens and radishes pair with tasty avocado and egg is this quick and easy salad. Enjoy this low sodium salad as meal or a side dish. Either way it is packed with 10 g of protein and is an excellent source of fiber, folate, vitamin A, vitamin B2, B3, B5, B6, B12 and vitamin C.

Ingredients

Serves: 1

2 radishes, sliced
2 scallions, sliced
1 1/2 cups arugula
2 cups baby romaine lettuce
1 hard-boiled egg, quartered
1/3 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded, peeled and sliced

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 medium bowl, add the radishes, scallions, arugula, and romaine lettuce
  2. Toss and mix well
  3. Top with the egg and sliced avocado

Serving Suggestion:  Serve with two tablespoons of light dressing.

Beverage Pairing: Iced green tea.

*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.

(Recipe from Flat Belly 365 by Manuel Villacorta, MS, RD for California Avocado Commission)

Nutrition information per serving

Calories 190
Total Fat 13 g (Sat 2.5 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 2 g, Mono 7 g)
Cholesterol 185 mg
Sodium 90 mg
Potassium 739 mg
Total Carbohydrates 11 g
Dietary Fiber 6 g
Total Sugar 3 g
Protein 10 g

Vitamin A 538 mcg; Vitamin C 19 mg; Calcium 134 mg; Iron 3 mg; Vitamin D 1 mcg; Folate 241 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid .26 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 60%; Vitamin C 20%; Calcium 10%; Iron 15 %; Vitamin D 6%

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

About the author

Manuel Villacorta, MS, RDN, is an internationally recognized, award-winning registered dietitian-nutritionist and author.

Villacorta is a well-respected and trusted voice in the health and wellness industry. He acted as a health blog contributor for The Huffington Post, an on-air contributor to the Univision television network, and a health and lifestyle contributor for Fox News Latino. His latest contribution was as leading nutrition expert for a series about Superfoods with National Geographic. He is an in-demand health and nutrition expert on radio shows and local and national television including National Geographic, The Today Show, Good Day New York, CNN, and ABC7 Eye Witness News.

He has served as national media spokesperson for The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (2010-2013) and acts as a national spokesperson who represents food commodities and recognized brands, including the California Avocado Commission.

Villacorta earned his Bachelor of Science in nutrition and physiology metabolism from the University of California, Berkeley and his Master of Science in nutrition and food science from California State University, San Jose. He has been the recipient of numerous prestigious awards for his research and contributions to the field of nutrition and dietetics.

Manuel is a brand advocate. Their content on the California Avocado Commission website and/or blog is part of their partnership with our organization.

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