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Shrimp and Avocado Salad
with lemon dill dressing

Active: 30 min Total: 30 min

This quick vegetable-loaded entree salad is perfect for hot summer weather. You'll need only to turn on your stove for a couple minutes to saute walnuts and spiced shrimp that add warmth and flavor to the finished dish.

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Ingredients

Servings:
4
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Lemon Dill Dressing:
  • Dill, fresh - 1 tsp, chopped
  • Lemon juice - 1 Tbsp
  • Vinegar, red or white wine - 2 tsp
  • Mustard, Dijon - 1 tsp
  • Honey - 1/2 tsp
  • Oil, olive - 3 Tbsp
Shrimp and Avocado Salad:
  • Shrimp, peeled and deveined - 1 lb
  • Cucumbers - 8 oz, diced
  • Lettuce, romaine - 2 hearts, chopped
  • Paprika - 1 tsp
  • Cumin - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt - 1/2 tsp
  • Red pepper flakes (opt) - 1/4 tsp
  • Tomatoes, medium - 1, diced
  • Avocados - 1, diced
  • Walnut pieces - 2 oz
  • Oil, cooking - 1 Tbsp

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Prep

  1. Shrimp - Defrost, rinse and pat dry.
  2. Make vinaigrette - Chop dill. Whisk together dill, lemon juice, vinegar, mustard and honey. Add olive oil while whisking. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)
  3. Cucumbers / Lettuce - Prep as directed. Store separately. (Can be done 1 day ahead)
  4. Shrimp - Toss shrimp with paprika, cumin, salt and red pepper flakes.
  5. Tomatoes / Avocados - Prep as directed.

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Make

  1. Heat a skillet over medium heat. Add walnuts and saute until toasted and fragrant, ~3 minutes. Set aside and return skillet to heat.
  2. Add cooking oil and then shrimp. Saute until shrimp is opaque and cooked through, 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. Form a bed of romaine lettuce and layer all other ingredients on top - shrimp, avocados, cucumbers, tomatoes and walnuts. Let everyone dress their own salad. Enjoy!

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Reviews

Ratings

Original (37)
Gluten-free (1)
Paleo (7)
Vegetarian (5)

12 reviews

Great for a casual weeknight meal

By: Jenna
Posted: Sep 26, 2017
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

So simple and so so good. Used a nice loaf of white rye bread.

By: Jenna
Posted: Jul 31, 2017
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

I can eat your shrimp salads every week!

By: Carolyn
Posted: Jul 26, 2017
Diet: Paleo
0 Helpful

Super easy and quick to make!

By: Allison
Posted: Jul 14, 2017
Diet: Original
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Loved the quick meal! We had salad made so opted for that.

By: Mary
Posted: Jul 12, 2017
Diet: Original
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Perfect for our fasting days and on super warm evenings!

By: Renee
Posted: Jul 09, 2017
Diet: Original
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