368 calories

Total Time: 20 minutes

This hearty Chopped Salad with Shrimp, Avocado, Blue Cheese and Bacon is simple and satisfying. Great for lunch or dinner!


  • 4 slices center cut bacon, chopped
  • 1/2 pound peeled and deveined shrimp
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 ounce butter lettuce, chopped
  • 1 small corn on the cobb, grilled or roasted
  • 1 ounce blue cheese or gorgonzola
  • 1/2 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 2 ounces diced avocado (1 half small haas)
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • kosher salt and black pepper, to taste


  1. Heat a skillet over medium heat and add the bacon. Cook until crisp and the fat is rendered.
  2. Transfer the bacon to a paper towel using a slottted spoon.
  3. Remove all but 1 teaspoon of the bacon grease and discard the rest.
  4. Add the shrimp and garlic to the skillet and cook 3 minutes, until opaque. Remove and chop into bite sized pieces.
  5. To assemble the salad divide between 2 plates or toss everything together in a large bowl.
  6. Serve right away, drizzled with 1 teaspoon olive oil, salt and pepper over each salad.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 2 servings, Serving Size: 1 salad

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Freestyle Points: 7
  • Points +: 9
  • Calories: 368 calories
  • Total Fat: 19g
  • Saturated Fat: 6g
  • Cholesterol: 188mg
  • Sodium: 590mg
  • Carbohydrates: 14.5g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Sugar: 3g
  • Protein: 35g

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