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Bacon, Crab and Avocado Salad with Green Onion Yogurt Salad Dressing

This Bacon, Crab and Avocado Salad with Green Onion Yogurt Salad Dressing is a refreshing salad with a mix of crab meat, creamy avocados and crispy bacon tossed in a homemade yogurt dressing. It’s yummy, healthy and will keep you feeling full!

If you love salads that have bacon and avocado, you’ve got to try this easy recipe for Rosemary Chicken Salad with Bacon and Avocado, and these yummy Stuffed Avocados with Chicken Bacon Salad. You’ll be so glad you did!

Bacon, Crab and Avocado Salad

Dear Bacon, Crab, and Avocado,

You really know how to make something MAGICAL! Thank YOU! ♥

Hi Hey Hi! Happy Wednesday! Wassss up!?! Can I just say one thing? I LOVE that I am able to work even when I’m thousands of miles away from my home office. I really do. It still amazes me that this internets thing allows you to work from wherever you are. Is it odd that I’m still excited about this, especially since the www has now existed for many, many years? Please tell me I’m not alone!

AND! Did you know that when outside of an English speaking country, the ads on websites are in the language that is spoken within the country that you are in?

You knew that?! I didn’t. In fact, I never even thought about it!

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One Of My Favorite Recipes For Salad With Crab Meat 

Also? I couldn’t find crab in Macedonia. Good thing I made this recipe before leaving the States, eh? BUT, here you will find the best fish of ever. Lake Ohrid located in Ohrid, Macedonia, and is Europe’s oldest permanent body of freshwater (estimated at about 10 million years old!!!), is just about 2 hours from where I’m at and home of the Ohrid Trout – again, the best fish of everrrrr! I will be heading there next week and feasting on their fish and other seafood all week long. I’m counting my lucky stars.

So, as these things usually go in my world, I hated crab up until I grew up, which was about 3 years ago during a date-night at Gibson’s Steakhouse in Chicago. It took about 4.2 bites for me to convince myself that I JUST had the most amazing appetizer, and nothing was going to change that.

Bacon, Crab and Avocado Salad Recipe

Again, as these things go in my world, once I try something super awesome at a restaurant, I come back home and try to remake the dish and hopefully share it with you! Sometimes it works, other times it doesn’t. Luckily, and with some changes, my crab-infatuation led me to making this salad so you wouldn’t feel bad about not having a chance to try Gibson’s delicious appetizer.

Even though this came together on a whim and without much expectation, it could not have been more perfect. I was sort of taken aback by how much I liked it, being that I had just sort of scrapped everything together in an attempt to make a copycat that I couldn’t really make. Don’t ask. I just couldn’t get it to taste the same… wah wah wah! 

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NO worries, though! This bacon, crab and avocado salad variation is SO GOOD! The Green Onion Yogurt Salad Dressing is enough for me to want to dive in, head first. It was so delicious without needing more than a few minutes of prep. BONUS!


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Bacon, Crab and Avocado Salad | | A refreshing and delicious salad with a mix of crab meat, avocados and bacon tossed in a homemade Green Onion Yogurt Salad Dressing.

Bacon, Crab and Avocado Salad with Green Onion Yogurt Salad Dressing

Katerina | Diethood
This Bacon, Crab and Avocado Salad with Green Onion Yogurt Salad Dressing is a refreshing salad that's yummy, healthy and will keep you feeling full!
5 from 1 vote
Servings : 6
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins


  • 3 romaine hearts , chopped
  • 1 avocado , pitted and diced
  • 6 bacon slices , cooked to a crisp and diced
  • 1 package (8-ounces) lump crab meat
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes , halved
  • 1 cup garlic croutons
  • 3/4- cup non-fat plain yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 fresh basil leaves
  • 4 green onions , chopped, green parts only
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste


  • Arrange the chopped romaine lettuce on a large serving plate.
  • Top with diced avocado, diced bacon, crab meat, cherry tomatoes and croutons; set aside.
  • In a blender or food processor, combine all the ingredients for the salad dressing; process until creamy and smooth.
  • Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to combine.
  • Serve.


Inspired by Gibson's Steakhouse in Chicago


Calories: 217 kcal | Carbohydrates: 15 g | Protein: 7 g | Fat: 15 g | Saturated Fat: 3 g | Cholesterol: 15 mg | Sodium: 221 mg | Potassium: 631 mg | Fiber: 4 g | Sugar: 5 g | Vitamin A: 5445 IU | Vitamin C: 28.3 mg | Calcium: 102 mg | Iron: 1.7 mg | Net Carbs: 11 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy salad recipe, healthy salad recipe, salad dressing recipe, salad recipes, salad with avocado, salad with bacon, salad with crab, yogurt salad dressing
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4 comments on “Bacon, Crab and Avocado Salad with Green Onion Yogurt Salad Dressing”

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    Thomas Coleman

    I love it when I just happen to have all the ingredients for a new recipe find. So making this tomorrow!

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    Janet Pallavicini

    I just happen to have 2 cups of REAL crab left fromValentine dinner. And few on sale avocado. So guess what I’m making.. This looks delicious..

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