Acapulco Avocado Salad

Gloria Gasperson Recipe

By Gloria Gasperson MsGlo

Prep Time:
No-Cook or Other

This is a great summertime salad for you out there that are always trying to keep your weight down and this is a little fatting due to the avocado.I hope that you enjoy this salad.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Yummilicious! The beautiful vibrant colors will draw you in to this dish for a closer look.

When I finally dug into the beautiful salad, I said to myself, "WOW, this recipe has Blue Ribbon written all over it! Acapulco would be so proud!" This salad is perfect for any season - Your family and friends will be in for a real treat. Try pairing this yummy salad with a hearty veggie soup, crusty artisan bread and a chilled glass of pinot grigio.


butter lettuce leaves
2 tbsp. white wine vinegar
2 tbsp. olive oil
1 fresh mango, diced
1/2 lb., medium shrimp(26-30 count),cooked, peeled, deveined, cut in half
1 can (4 oz ) diced green chiles, drained
1/2 cup any variety, salsa
2 ripe avocados

Directions Step-By-Step

Arrange lettuce on four plates.Set aside.
Combime vinegar and oil in a medium bowl,mix well. Stir in mango, shrimp, chiles and salsa.
Cut Avocados in half and remove pits. Using spoon, scoop some avocado flesh from pit area of each half.Chop and gently stir into shrimp mixture.
Remove remainder of avocado from skin, run spoon between flesh and skin, and carefully scoop out avacado halves in one piece.Place each half on lettuce bed.
Spoon shrimp mixture evenly into avocado halves.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Mexican
Collection: Healthier Fare
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtag: #avocado

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Nancy J. Patrykus Finnjin
Apr 5, 2013
Dear Gloria,
What a lovely lady you are...and so gracious.
I happened upon this great salad...
only because of your sweet comment on my
I will be making this delicious salad...very soon,
to surprise my visiting
gal friends. I think I will only use 1 avocado,
and adding a pineapple ring.
I see you are from Ill. ..I moved to Spokane, WA.
after living in Chicago for many years.
Guess that makes us ...kissing kin!....LOL !
Thank you again....HUGS, Nancy///4/5/13
Gloria Gasperson MsGlo
Nov 15, 2012
Hello Ladies, Thank You For All Of The Great Complements On The Salad And The Blue Ribbon,I Hope That You And Your Families Enjoy This Yummy Salad.. God Bless
Gloria Gasperson MsGlo
Aug 10, 2012
Hey Ladies, Thank You so much for the great comments on the Salad and the Blue Ribbon, I hope that everyone enjoys this great summer time salad and if you are allergic to Avocado's you may want to try Pineapple,Honeydew,or even Watermelon too your taste... Good Luck Ladies and Enjoy.....
Brenda McComber BJMCC
Aug 5, 2012
Great Recipe! I put the salad in the fridge to chill first and it was very tasty. A keeper for sure!

Thanks Gloria ! Well done!