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California Avocado Salad

 California Avocado Salad
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.
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.