Grilled Scallop and Avocado Salad

Grilled Scallop and Avocado Salad with Citrus Dressing

Grilled Scallop and Avocado Salad with Citrus Dressing

This is a light and delicious salad, and is perfect for a quick summer meal!

Serves: 4
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients:

15 ounces mandarin oranges, canned, drained
1/2 avocado, Haas or any
7 ounces lettuce, mixed greens
2 green onions , chopped
2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
1 tablespoons olive oil, extra virgin
1 teaspoon orange juice
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon honey
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper, black, ground
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 pound scallops, large

Preparation: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Mix the dressing in a small bowl by adding the olive oil, orange juice, vinegar, dijon, honey and chopped green onions. Place lettuce, oranges, and avocado chunks in a large bowl. Pour dressing over and toss gently. Place in refrigerator to chill. To cook the scallops, pat them dry with a paper towel. Season with salt and pepper. Heat a large skillet over medium high heat. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil. Add scallops to the pan and sear for about 1 minute to 2 minutes per side until you can carefully lift them from the skillet. Place scallops in a baking dish and finish cooking in the oven for about 5 minutes until cooked through. Divide salad onto four plates. Place warm scallops on top of salad and serve.

Nutrition: Per Serving: 250 calories, 11 g fat, 1.5 g saturated fat, 21 g protein, 18 g carbohydrates, 3 g dietary fiber, 380 mg sodium; WW Points Plus Value 6

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