This is a great appetizer, salad or healthy lunch. Try serving individual portions in a martini glass for added flair. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


Shrimp and Cucumber Salad
Creamy Avocado Dressing


Instructions Checklist
  • To prepare Shrimp and Cucumber Salad: In four individual serving dishes arrange shrimp on a layer of cucumber. Set aside.

  • To prepare the Creamy Avocado Dressing: In a blender combine avocado, yogurt, snipped cilantro, parsley, lime juice, and oil. Cover and blend until smooth. (See Tip)

  • Spoon 1 tablespoon of the Creamy Avocado Dressing over each serving of salad. Garnish with cilantro sprigs and, if desired, lime slices.


Tip: The Creamy Avocado Dressing recipe makes more than you need for this recipe. Store the extra dressing in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Use it on lettuce or as a dip for crudités.

Nutrition Facts

188 calories; 8 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 174 mg sodium. 27 g carbohydrates; 6 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 4 g protein;