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Avocado Romaine Salad

This salad truly represents my state, since avocados and almonds are grown in such abundance here. Plus, I love it because I can toss it together in minutes. —Jeanne Ellermeyer, Walnut Creek, California
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    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
  • Dash seasoned salt
  • SALAD:
  • 1 bunch romaine, torn (about 5 cups)
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, quartered and sliced
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese


  • For dressing, whisk together first seven ingredients. Place salad ingredients in a large bowl. Drizzle with dressing just before serving.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 257 calories, 26g fat (4g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 329mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 4g fiber), 4g protein.

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