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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.