Avocado Salad With Berries (Panera Copycat Recipe)

This avocado salad recipe is a Panera copycat recipe and is one of my favorite salads. Salad greens topped with berries, chopped pecans, and Feta cheese, then topped with a delightful blueberry vinaigrette. This single serving salad is easy to make and can be ready in minutes!

A salad of avocados, strawberries, blueberries, pecans, feta cheese, and spinach plated on a metal tray with a small bowl of strawberries and half of an avocado

If you’ve visited a Panera restaurant recently, then you might be familiar with their Very Berry Avocado Salad.

It’s refreshing and light and I order it just about every time I visit. Although Panera is popular in the United States, this type of avocado salad is one you might find in a restaurant anywhere.

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The ingredients in this avocado salad are simple and fresh and the salad is filled with flavor.

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Avocado Salad

My avocado salad recipe is slightly different from Panera’s.

See recipe box below for ingredient amounts and full recipe instructions.

Ingredients:

  • salad greens
  • avocado 
  • blueberries
  • strawberries
  • pecans
  • Feta cheese

See below for ways to use up any leftover ingredients.

Avocado Salad Dressing

Instead of using a poppyseed dressing, I make a blueberry vinaigrette instead. This easy to make dressing has quickly become my new favorite salad dressing to use on almost all of my salads. This small batch salad dressing recipe will yield approximately 1/4 cup.

Ingredients:

  • blueberries
  • olive oil
  • lemon juice
  • honey
An overhead view of a salad consisting of avocados, strawberries, blueberries, pecans, feta cheese, and spinach with blueberry vinaigrette drizzled over the top

Feel free to use my poppyseed dressing instead of the blueberry vinaigrette if you’d like.

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How To Make An Avocado Salad

This Avocado Salad is so easy to put together.

Simply top the salad greens with diced avocado, blueberries, chopped strawberries, pecans, a little Feta cheese and drizzle the vinaigrette over the top.

Salad dressing made with blueberries in a small bowl on a tray

Avocado Salad Options

With this simple salad, you can easily add a protein of your choice.

  • Add cooked, diced chicken to make an Avocado Chicken Salad
  • Crumble a hard boiled egg over the salad and create an Avocado Egg Salad
  • Add canned tuna for an Avocado Tuna Salad
  • Top with homemade croutons.

Ways To Use Any Leftover Ingredients

Avocado: You will use 1/2 of an avocado in this avocado salad recipe. You might like to consider using the other half in any of these recipes:

Blueberries: You will need 1/4 cup for the salad and 1/4 cup for the vinaigrette. Consider using the rest of the blueberries in these recipes:

Strawberries: Consider using any leftover strawberries in these single serving recipes:

Feta Cheese: Feta makes a wonderful salad topping. Consider adding it to any of these recipes:

Pecans: Use any leftover pecans as other salad toppings or in these easy small batch and single serving recipes:

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Recipe

Avocado Salad with Berries | One Dish Kitchen

Avocado Salad Recipe With Blueberry Vinaigrette

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
0 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Course: Main/Salad
Cuisine: Salad
Keyword: avocado, salad
Servings: 1 person
Calories: 222kcal
Author: Joanie Zisk

Ingredients

  • 1 cup salad greens
  • 1/2 small avocado , diced
  • 1/4 cup blueberries
  • 1/4 cup diced strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans
  • 1 tablespoon Feta cheese

FOR THE BLUEBERRY VINAIGRETTE (small batch)

  • 1/4 cup blueberries
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey

Instructions

  • Place the salad greens on a plate. Top with diced avocado, blueberries, strawberries, pecans and crumbled Feta cheese.
  • Place all of the ingredients for the blueberry vinaigrette in a blender. Blend until smooth and drizzle 1-2 tablespoons over the salad.
  • Enjoy immediately.

Nutrition

Serving: 1salad only | Calories: 222kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 200mg | Potassium: 205mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 525IU | Vitamin C: 34.1mg | Calcium: 98mg | Iron: 0.8mg
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