Light Salad

This Light Salad recipe is great for a light lunch, it has spinach, tomato, avocado, cucumber, and shrimp!

Other great salads to try is the Spring Salad and the Romaine Tomato Avocado Salad.

Healthy light salad recipe with spinach and shrimp on a plate topped with black pepper.

We have been trying to eat a little healthier with our family lately. But eating the same old salad get boring and makes it harder to keep up with healthy eating. So it was time to try something new. This happens to be a simple and delicious salad with a homemade dressing that was created with what we had one day and it worked, hubby loved it. Spinach, avocado, cherry tomatoes and shrimp create a wonderful combination of flavors. The simple dressing is so quick and delicious.  (If you don’t like the taste of garlic use 1/2 of a clove.) Enjoy.

Recipe for how to make homemade light salad with tomatoes and shrimp.

how to make the light salad-

  • Add spinach to the plate.
  • Slice the avocado, add to the salad.
  • Add the shrimp onto the salad.
  • Slice the tomatoes and the cucumbers. Add to the salad.
  • Prepare the dressing– In a bowl, combine all the ingredients for the dressing.
  • Pour over the salad. Top with ground black pepper.
  • Serve.

Light salad with tomatoes and shrimp on a plate next to a fork.

Try these other Salads:

Light Salad

Spinach, avocado, tomato, cucumber and shrimp with a homemade dressing. 
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: salad recipe
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 330kcal
Author: Valentina's Corner


  • Ingredients:
  • 1 cup spinach, packed
  • 1/2 avocado, sliced
  • 1/2 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1 small cucumber,sliced
  • 6 fully cooked shrimps
  • Dressing:
  • 1 tsp mayo
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 Tbsp fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 3 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • Freshly grated black pepper


  • Add the spinach to a plate.
  • Slice the avocado into thin slices, add to spinach.
  • Add the shrimp.
  • Slice your cherry tomatoes in half and add to rest of ingredients..
  • Slice the cucumber into thin slices and add to rest of the ingredients.
  • Prepare the dressing; add all of the ingredients for the dressing in a small bowl and mix well. Pour over the salad. Add some freshly grated pepper. Serve.
Nutrition Facts
Light Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 330 Calories from Fat 270
% Daily Value*
Fat 30g46%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 46mg15%
Sodium 466mg20%
Potassium 612mg17%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 1770IU35%
Vitamin C 27.6mg33%
Calcium 68mg7%
Iron 1.8mg10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Healthy and Light Salad with Shrimp, spinach and avocado.

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