Avocado Raspberry Salad. Light and refreshing salad. Easy, 10-minute (max) recipe.
Avocado Raspberry Salad
Hi. It's Lois in the kitchen at Recipe Idea Shop, talking about a refreshing, light spinach salad with raspberries and avocados that is comfort food at our house. Avocados are a delicious addition to a salad. I combine them with fruit, such as raspberries, blueberries or strawberries, sliced green onions and toasted walnuts as a topping for baby spinach salad. Or add them to a typical house salad of romaine, cucumbers and tomatoes. When I add fruit to the salad, I like poppyseed dressing, but any dressing you like will do.
This salad is a light addition to a meal, but it adds good fat, fruit and iron-rich spinach to your diet. My favorite Poppyseed Dressing is Brianna's Poppy Seed Dressing (affiliate link). It's vegan and totally amazing over a salad with fruit!
What You Need
You'll need a knife for peeling and slicing or cubing the avocado, a colander to drain your rinsed raspberries, a salad spinner to spin dry your spinach, and a salad bowl. Since picnic time is rolling around, I suggest you buy a fun salad bowl.
Avocado Raspberry Salad Recipe
Avocado Raspberry Salad
- 3 cups baby spinach leaves (washed and spun dry)
- ¼ cup fresh raspberries (washed)
- 1 avocado (peeled, seeded and chopped)
- 2 green onions (sliced, white and tender green parts only)
- ¼ cup toasted walnuts (optional)
- Put the spinach in a beautiful bowl and top with the other ingredients.
- Serve with poppyseed dressing or your favorite salad dressing.
Recipe Nutrition Information
This recipe is GF, DF, NF (optional), SF, EF, CF, V, VG*
The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.
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GF = Gluten free | DF = Dairy free | NF = Nut free | SF = Soy free | EF = Egg free | CF = Corn free | V = Vegetarian | VG = Vegan
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This post was first published on Recipe Idea Shop January 14, 2016 and updated April 12, 2021.