california tossed salad
  • (1/2 cup) Crisco┬« Olive Oil
  • (2 Tbsp.) cider vinegar
  • (2 Tbsp.) lemon juice
  • (1/4-1/2 tsp.) salt
  • (1/4 tsp.) ground mustard
  • (1/4 tsp.) paprika
  • (1 large head) romaine, torn into pieces
  • (1) avocado, diced
  • (4) green onions with tops, sliced
  • (1/4 cup) slivered almonds, toasted
  • (1/4 cup) crumbled blue cheese
  • Dash seasoned salt



California Tossed Salad

Romaine lettuce, avocado, onions, almonds and blue cheese tossed with a tangy mustard dressing.

Preparation Time

About 15 minutes

Cook Time

No cooking required


  1. 1In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, cider vinegar, lemon juice, salt, mustard and paprika. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  2. 2In a large bowl, combine romaine lettuce, avocado, onions, almonds and blue cheese. Add seasoned salt. Toss with dressing and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/6 of salad

Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories 272
  • Total Fat 27 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 6 g
  • Protein 4 g
  • Cholesterol 4 mg
  • Sodium 203 mg
  • Fiber 3 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Salad

Recipe Subcategory: Green Salads with No Meat

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:

  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: Yes

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Dairy, Peanuts

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.