Watching Your Diet But In A Hurry? Whip Up This Prawn and Avocado Salad!
This simple and healthy salad only takes a few minutes to put together, making it ideal as a mid-week, low calorie meal.
Prawns are a great, low-fat source of protein that also contain iron, zinc, selenium and vitamin B12.
Watercress is known as a ‘healing herb’ and has high levels of calcium than milk, more iron than spinach and more vitamin C than oranges.
It’s also full of vitamin K which helps to develop strong bones and prevent Alzheimer’s disease and vitamin A to keep your eyes healthy and your immune system function properly.
The simple lime and avocado oil dressing adds flavour while keeping a check on the total calories added.
Topped with sliced avocado to keep your skin healthy and you feeling full, this salad will have you excited for lunch time!
Sugar Free – Yes
Gluten Free – Yes
Dairy Free – Yes
Grain Free – Yes
Protein – High
Carbs – Low
Fats – Medium
Prawn, Avocado and Watercress Salad With Lime Dressing
2 cups watercress
1 large avocado, peeled and sliced
300 grams large, cooked tiger prawns, peeled
2 tbsp. lime juice
2 tbsp. avocado oil
Salt and pepper to taste
Makes 2 servings
To make the dressing, combine lime juice, avocado oil, salt and pepper and whisk to combine.
Divide the watercress between 2 bowls.
Lay sliced avocado across watercress and top with fresh prawns.
Drizzle dressing over salad.