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

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: 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; protein 4g 8% DV; carbohydrates 27g 9% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 6g 24% DV; sugars 3g; fat 8g 12% DV; saturated fat 1g 5% DV; cholesterol -1mg; vitamin a iu -1IU; vitamin c -1mg -2% DV; folate -1mcg; calcium -1mg; iron -1mg -6% DV; magnesium -1mg; potassium -1mg; sodium 174mg 7% DV.