Shrimp Salad with Dried Cherries


Total Time: 15 minutes
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: N/A
Yield: 4 servings
Level: null


  • Dressing
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon coarse-ground Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil (or 1 teaspoon chopped fresh basil)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Salad
  • 3/4 cup dried Montmorency tart cherries
  • 4 cups mixed salad greens
  • 1 pound medium-size, cooked, peeled shrimp
  • 2 small ripe avocados, peeled, pitted and sliced
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions


Combine olive oil, lemon juice, mustard, basil and salt; mix with a wire whisk or beat with a large spoon until well mixed.

Refrigerate while preparing salad.

Divide salad greens evenly between 4 plates.

Combine Montmorency tart cherries, shrimp, avocados and green onions in a large bowl; divide shrimp mixture evenly over salad greens.

Drizzle with dressing. Serve immediately.