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California Avocado Salad Recipe

California Avocado Salad Recipe

You can toss together Mrs. William Ellermeyer's salad in just a few minutes. "It truly represents my state, since avocados and almonds are grown in such abundance here," she notes from Walnut Creek, California.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • SALAD:
  • 1 bunch romaine, torn
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, diced
  • 4 green onions with tops, sliced
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • Dash seasoned salt


  • 1. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the first six ingredients; shake well. In a large bowl, combine the salad ingredients; drizzle with dressing. Serve immediately. Yield: 6 servings.

Reviews for California Avocado Salad

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GlitchdSirkit 52174
Reviewed Nov. 27, 2013

"Add chicken cubes."

MissMadge 107676
Reviewed Dec. 12, 2012

"Just lose the onions! Every recipe does not need onions."

EloiseT 132373
Reviewed Aug. 28, 2009

"Just wondered if you could leave out the blue cheese or substitute something else."

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