Avocado Artichoke Salad

Avocado Artichoke Salad

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I have a lot of favorites on this site (I mean why would I share anything less) but THIS salad always takes the cake.  Each time I make it I’m reminded why I love it so much, which then leads to a week long binge because I just can’t get enough!  It’s tangy, yet creamy (thank you avocado) and the perfect side dish to a weeknight, back deck dinner.  The combination of lemon and lime juice together creates a salty taste so just be mindful when seasoning at the end.  This lemon and lime trick is great for those on a salt restricted diet as well!

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Avo. Arti. Salad: Feeds 2 (if you’re me, just 1)

1 romaine heart, outside leaves removed, quartered lengthwise and chopped

1/2 shallot, minced

Juice of 1 lemon and 2 limes

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 avocados, diced

1/2 can artichoke hearts (in water), chopped

Shaved pieces of pecorino Romano

salt and pepper to taste

In a mixing bowl combine all ingredients and toss well! Yum!




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