Get ready for a flavor-packed salad that will leave your taste buds craving more! This Grilled Shrimp Salad with crispy bacon, juicy tomatoes, and creamy Avocado Ranch Dressing is the ultimate combination of savory and refreshing ingredients. With perfectly grilled shrimp as the star, complemented by the smoky bacon, ripe tomatoes, and a luscious avocado ranch dressing, this salad is a crowd-pleaser that will satisfy your cravings. Whether you're looking for a light lunch or a satisfying dinner, this recipe is here to deliver. Let's dive in and create this delicious salad!


For the salad

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 6 cups mixed salad greens
  • 6 slices cooked bacon, crumbled
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup sliced red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

For the Avocado Ranch Dressing

  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh chives
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your grill to medium heat. Season the shrimp with salt and pepper.
  2. Grill the shrimp for 2-3 minutes per side or until they turn pink and opaque. Remove from the grill and set aside.
  3. In a large salad bowl, combine the mixed salad greens, crumbled bacon, cherry tomatoes, sliced red onion, and chopped fresh parsley.
  4. In a blender or food processor, combine the avocado, Greek yogurt, lime juice, fresh dill, minced garlic, chopped chives, salt, and pepper. Blend until smooth and creamy.
  5. Drizzle the avocado ranch dressing over the salad and toss gently to coat all the ingredients.
  6. Divide the salad into individual plates or bowls and top each portion with grilled shrimp.
  7. Serve immediately and enjoy the vibrant flavors and textures of this delicious grilled shrimp salad.


  • If you don't have a grill, you can cook the shrimp on a stovetop grill pan or sauté them in a skillet until cooked through.
  • Feel free to add other ingredients to the salad, such as sliced cucumbers, corn kernels, or crumbled feta cheese, to customize it to your taste.
  • For an extra kick, sprinkle some red pepper flakes or drizzle hot sauce over the salad.
  • The avocado ranch dressing can be prepared ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Just give it a good stir before using.


This Grilled Shrimp Salad with Bacon, Tomato, and Avocado Ranch Dressing is a true delight for your taste buds. The combination of perfectly grilled shrimp, crispy bacon, juicy tomatoes, and creamy avocado ranch dressing creates a harmonious blend of flavors and textures. Whether you're hosting a summer gathering or simply craving a refreshing salad, this recipe is sure to impress. Don't hesitate to give it a try and savor the mouthwatering goodness of this delicious salad.

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