Shrimp Avocado Tomato Salad Recipe

Looking for a high-protein salad? This delicious Shrimp Avocado Tomato Salad recipe is fresh, healthy, and quick and easy to make!

overhead view of a bowl containing shrimp avocado tomato salad.

We are having warm and beautiful days in Toronto and of course, I’m enjoying every minute of this nice weather. My mom is in town and we’ve been walking around the city. I’m glad the weather is good because last time she visited, it was February and she did not like the cold weather.

Today, we walked by the lake Ontario and visited the Toronto Music Garden. What a gorgeous park, full of flowers. It was a lovely afternoon! I got home feeling much better and happy for living in a city with lots of green space and nature.

Shrimp Avocado Tomato Salad Primavera Kitchen Recipe

And of course, when the weather is nice, you want to eat fresh and colorful meals, especially salads (like my Chopped Red Cabbage Kale Salad!) At least I’m like that. For lunch, I love eating a big bowl of salad with some protein just like this Shrimp Avocado Tomato Salad recipe.

What I love about this recipe is that it’s packed with protein from shrimp and eggs. You’ll feel very satisfied and energized to enjoy your afternoon. It’s also gluten-free and low-carb. If you don’t add feta cheese, it’s paleo-friendly too. This Shrimp Avocado Tomato Salad recipe is also so quick to prepare. Shrimp cooks very fast and while you’re chopping the veggies, your eggs are being boiled.

The dressing is also very light, but flavorful. The combination of olive oil, lemon, and Dijon mustard goes really well with shrimp and eggs. It’s also great to make ahead of time and leave in the fridge for up 7 days. This salad is really good for lunch or even for a light summer dinner. You can even grill some veggies to complement your meal.
Shrimp is such a delicious protein that cooks up SO quickly so I always have it on hand. For some more refreshing shrimp recipes, try my Super Fresh Shrimp Tomato Salad, Shrimp Avocado Cucumber Salad, Sweet Potato Green Beans Shrimp Skillet, or any of these 35 Healthy Shrimp Dinner Recipes. Enjoy!
overhead view of a bowl containing shrimp avocado tomato salad.

Shrimp Avocado Tomato Salad

Looking for a high-protein salad? This delicious Shrimp Avocado Tomato Salad recipe is fresh, healthy, and quick and easy to make!
4.16 from 13 votes

Ingredients

For the shrimp

For the salad

  • 4-6 cups romaine lettuce - washed and chopped
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes - cut in half
  • 3 slices of red onions
  • Half avocado
  • 2 medium boiled eggs - sliced
  • Feta cheese for garnishing

For the dressing

Instructions

 For the shrimp

  • Using paper towels, pat dry shrimp and add in a medium bowl.
  • Add salt and black pepper. Stir well.
  • In a skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add shrimp and cook for about 1-2 minutes each side or until they are cooked through. Set aside.

For the salad

  • In a large salad bowl, add lettuces, red onions, cherry tomatoes, boiled eggs, and cooked shrimp.
  • Slice avocados and arrange on salad.
  • In a mason jar, pour the freshly squeezed lemon juice, olive oil, and dijon mustard. Add salt and pepper and whisk everything together. Continue to whisk while streaming in the olive oil dressing*.
  • Taste to check the seasoning and pour over the salad.
  • Top with feta cheese. Enjoy!

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Notes

*This dressing stays good in the fridge in a sealed container for about a week.
 
Serving: 1/4, Calories: 254kcal, Carbohydrates: 7.3g, Protein: 15.2g, Fat: 18.2g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 184mg, Sodium: 338mg, Fiber: 2.8g, Sugar: 2.7g

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Shrimp Avocado Tomato Salad - Looking for a high-protein salad? How about this delicious Shrimp Avocado Tomato Salad recipe?! It's fresh, healthy, easy and quick to make!