This hearty Chopped Salad with Shrimp, Avocado, Blue Cheese and Bacon is simple and satisfying. Great for lunch or dinner!
Yield: 2 servings
5 from 11 votes

Chopped Salad with Shrimp, Blue Cheese and Bacon

Total Time: 20 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Salad
Cuisine: American
This hearty Chopped Salad with Shrimp, Avocado, Blue Cheese and Bacon is simple and satisfying. Great for lunch or dinner!

Ingredients

  • 4 slices center cut bacon (chopped)
  • 1/2 pound peeled and deveined shrimp
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 4 ounce butter lettuce (chopped)
  • 1 small corn on the cobb (grilled or roasted)
  • 1 ounce blue cheese or gorgonzola
  • 1/2 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 2 ounces diced avocado (1 half small haas)
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • kosher salt and black pepper (to taste)

Instructions

  • Heat a skillet over medium heat and add the bacon. Cook until crisp and the fat is rendered.
  • Transfer the bacon to a paper towel using a slottted spoon.
  • Remove all but 1 teaspoon of the bacon grease and discard the rest.
  • Add the shrimp and garlic to the skillet and cook 3 minutes, until opaque. Remove and chop into bite sized pieces.
  • To assemble the salad divide between 2 plates or toss everything together in a large bowl.
  • Serve right away, drizzled with 1 teaspoon olive oil, salt and pepper over each salad.

Nutrition

Serving: 1salad, Calories: 368kcal, Carbohydrates: 14.5g, Protein: 35g, Fat: 19g, Saturated Fat: 6g, Cholesterol: 188mg, Sodium: 590mg, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 3g
Freestyle Points: 7
Points +: 9