Avocado Shrimp Salad

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Ingredients

For the Shrimp

  •   1/2 pound frozen shrimp
  •   2 tablespoons olive oil
  •   1 clove minced garlic
  •   1 teaspoon dried basil
  •   juice of 3 lemons

For the Salad

  •   3 avocodos
  •   1/2 cup salsa
  •   2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  •   Oil and lemon juices from the pan
  •   1 bag of lettuce greens
  •   1/2 pound of cooked shrimp

This is an ultimate go to healthy recipe. Wiuth resturant quality taste and home-cooking execution, this simple, flavorful salad is a great weeknight go to that will keep you satisfied.

Directions

For the Shrimp

Defrost shrimp according to package directions.

Heat olive oil in the pan. Throw garlic in the pan and lightly sautee. Toss in shrimp, basil and lemon juice and cook until the shrimp is cooked.

Save the pan drippings!

For the Salad

Place avocados, salsa, cilantro and oil in the food processor and blend until creamy.

Toss shrimp, avocado mixture and greens together. 

Serve with any desired salad toppings.

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

183 calories

Dietary restrictions:

High Protein, Low Carb Sugar Conscious

Daily value:

9%

Servings:

4
  • Fat 8g 12%
  • Carbs 8g 3%
  • Saturated 1g 5%
  • Fiber 2g 8%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 3g
  • Monounsaturated 5g
  • Polyunsaturated 1g
  • Protein 24g 48%
  • Cholesterol 183mg 61%
  • Sodium 366mg 15%
  • Calcium 105mg 10%
  • Magnesium 52mg 13%
  • Potassium 484mg 14%
  • Iron 1mg 8%
  • Zinc 2mg 11%
  • Phosphorus 264mg 38%
  • Vitamin A 13µg 1%
  • Vitamin C 29mg 48%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 2%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 2%
  • Niacin (B3) 0mg 2%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 6%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 11µg 3%
  • Vitamin E 2mg 8%
  • Vitamin K 16µg 20%
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