Avocado and Romaine with Lime Vinaigrette

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Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn
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  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins

If you like a sweeter dressing, add 1 teaspoon of honey.

Ingredients

-- Juice of 1 lime
3tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/4teaspoon coarse salt
-- Freshly ground black pepper
1pound baby romaine leaves
3tablespoons crumbled Cotija or feta cheese
3tablespoons toasted pepitas (pumpkin seeds) (optional)
1-- avocado, sliced

Instructions

  1. Place lime juice in a large bowl. Slowly whisk in olive oil. Add salt and pepper. Toss romaine in dressing.
  2. Lightly fold in cheese, pepitas, if using, and top with avocado slices.

Recipe by Morgan Jarrett.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 120
  • Glycemic Load 0
  • Fat 11g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 7g
  • Cholesterol 5mg
  • Sodium 140mg
  • Potassium 320mg
  • Carbohydrate 5g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Sugars 1g
  • Protein 2g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 130%
  • Vitamin C 10%
  • Calcium 6%
  • Iron 6%
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