10 Great Avocado Salads (Slideshow)
November 11, 2013
10 amazing salads featuring avocado
Shrimp and Avocado Salad Appetizer
One of the greatest tricks to a dinner party is finding menu items that look impressive without actually taking much work. This simple appetizer fits the bill — it only requires a few minutes of prep, but by showcasing it in the avocado shell you get a unique presentation that will wow any guests.
Heirloom Tomato and Avocado Wheat Berry Salad
When the weather’s warm, this is the perfect salad. Because the wheat berries take a little time to cook, make extra and store them in the refrigerator. Use them as a side dish for dinner… or to make more salad!
Sheila's Favorite Avocado and Corn Salad
This light vegetarian salad is so good that you might want to double this recipe, as it won't last long.
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The creamy dressing paired with the bite of arugula, the buttery taste of avocado, and the tang of Parmesan creates a unique and exciting contrast of flavors.
Chickpea, Avocado, and Pea Shoot Salad with Orange Dill Dressing
Serving this high-protein salad warm allows the flavors to stand out, and brings out the richness of the avocado.
Southwest Grilled Beef Salad
This salad makes a wonderful meal, as it is packed with nutrient-rich ingredients. Marinate the skirt steak for several hours or overnight before grilling. Serve with your favorite dressing or a squeeze of fresh lime juice and a drizzle of olive oil.
The Ultimate Cobb Salad
This is a classic salad, with chicken, avocado, egg, and bacon as the stars.
Spicy Crab and Avocado Salad
A traditional combination of crab and avocado makes this salad light and refreshing.
Citrus and Cacao Nib Salad
This salad has an excellent balance of crunchy, tangy, and creamy, with the orange juice and cacao nibs working to create an exciting flavor profile of chocolate and orange.
Honey-Smoked Norwegian Salmon Salad Recipe
Here's a refreshing salad for a hot summer day. There's no cooking involved, just assembly. A Norwegian-inspired dressing brings all of the ingredients together nicely.